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Old 05-29-2006, 04:06 AM   #1
DarReNz
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logon at console for root only


Hi all,

I have uncommented this line CONSOLE=/dev/console in /etc/default/login file but when i use root to login to the server thru ssh, i found that I am still able to logon to the server. Do i need to restart any services in order for this to work ? Thanks
 
Old 05-29-2006, 04:15 AM   #2
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best place to control who logs in where on the whole system is normally /etc/securetty, but is this is just a root / ssh issue, there is an option in your sshd config permitrootlogin i think which is pretty obvious i think
 
Old 05-29-2006, 02:39 PM   #3
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There is a "AllowRootLogin" or some such setting in the SSH config. Look in /usr/local/etc/sshd_config or /etc/ssh/sshd_config depending on which release of SSH you are using.

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