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Re: I don't want sshd

On Thu, 2002-02-21 at 12:20, Alec wrote:
> Hi
> 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.


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