RE: Allowing remote root login seems to be bad. Why?



There still is the ip address that comes across. I see no problem with direct root login. Just use a very secure password. This is assuming it is a internal box. External box setup with account other than root then su to root This is my 2cents

-----Original Message-----
From: Mario Platt <mplatt@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 11:35 AM
To: Ron Arts <ron@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: Re: Allowing remote root login seems to be bad. Why?

Hey,

Well in my opinion, debian guys are right, and for one reason only: Logging