root login thru ssh Was: hi all

From: Alexander Klimov (
Date: 02/26/05

Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 16:05:28 +0200 (IST)
To: raghavendrahs <>

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005, raghavendrahs wrote:
> i have problem with ssh
> #ssh -v root@icf

It is not in general a good idea to login as root thru network (you
should login as a user and su), but if you really want to:

For the openssh-specific part check
man sshd_config ==> PermitRootLogin,
but the default is yes...

Other places are system specific (check if you are able to root-login
thru, e.g., telnet). Try to google for
os root login,
e.g., for solaris gives a hint to
check CONSOLE in /etc/default/login.


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