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From: (Achim Gottinger)
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to allow su and ssh access
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 07:53:30
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to allow su and ssh access by Robert Schrem
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.
> > > Thanxxx! > _______________________________________________ > gentoo-dev mailing list > gentoo-dev@g.o >


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-dev] How to allow su and ssh access mats pettersson <ninja@×××.nu>