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From: mats pettersson <ninja@...>
Subject: Re: How to allow su and ssh access
Date: Thu Jan 25 07:59:01 2001
On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Achim Gottinger wrote:

> Robert Schrem wrote:
>
> > >> I'am wondering where to locate the 'switch' to allow
> > >> users (at least myself) to use the su command to get
> > >> temporary root rights.
> >
> > > You must add the users to the wheel group in /etc/groups
> >
> > Wow! This worked out - you just have to know it,
> > otherwise you search for a while...
> >
> > >> Also I would like to be able to
> > >> login as root via ssh. This is obviously blocked
> > >> somewhere in the configuration files.
> >
> > > Normaly this is only blocked if you have no root password.
> >
> > The authentification works, but the connection is
> > aborted immediatly. I will try to solve the puzzle
> > with the help of Jerry's hints...
>
> Another hint take a look at /etc/ssh, there must be
> ssh_host_dsa_key[.pub] ssh_host_key[.pub].
> These get normaly gererated automatic by the sshd strat-script.

is it set to be allowed as default root on sshd in the in the current
gentoo version ? other wise check /etc/ssh/sshd_config PermitRootLogin yes

>
> >
> >
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