[NBLUG/talk] Root and SSH questions..
E Frank Ball
frankb at efball.com
Wed Sep 17 16:15:10 PDT 2003
On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 03:44:55PM -0700, Steve Johnson wrote:
} I run a colocated server at sonic.net, and in the past I use to tar up
} everything and then just scp it over to my box at home as a backup, this
} worked fine. But now I want to use rsync and just mirror everything on
} my spare hard drive at home.. But it seems to do this effectivly I need
} to login into my colo as root via rsync and ssh.
} I always leave root login not allowed on my sshd_config.. So I'm
} wondering how bad would it be to allow root into ssh? Am I asking for
} problems with this?
I'd go ahead and allow root login via ssh, but turn off passwords:
# To disable tunneled clear text passwords, change to no here!
And only allow ssh key pairs for logging in.
E Frank Ball frankb at efball.com
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