Re: I don't want sshd
On Thu, 2002-02-21 at 12:20, Alec wrote:
> On one of my Debian boxes, I need ssh, but no sshd. I especially don't want
> to RUN sshd. I achieve this by stopping the daemon and removing all symlinks
> to /etc/init.d/ssh in /etc/rc?.d/. However, every time ssh package gets
> upgraded, I get those symlinks back and sshd restarted. To me, it is a
> security concern, since unintended net services are run. Wouldn't it be
> better to break ssh and sshd into two separate packages? Right know, at least
> in Woody, sshd is part of ssh.
Reconfigure the package with dpkg-reconfigure ssh. Then answer no when
it asks if you want to run sshd. This should solve your problem.