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Re: shared root account

> > (Put the public key in the .authorized_keys file for the root user)
> > TUrn on RSA/DSA authentication and 'allow root login'
>  One word of warning aboce would allow logging in using root password as well

  I distrust allowing root logins from anywhere but local console(s)
or non-modem gettys i.e. from anywhere over the not-owned-by-me cable.
  Any other ideas? Or is it really safe to allow root logins to sshd?
It is just an old rule of thumb that root must never log on over the
wire but that may be old news from times of telnet - never had any
need of root logins over the wire until perhaps now.

		| Juha Jäykkä, juolja@utu.fi			|
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