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Re: About sshd(8) remote root login feature & Anaconda UI support



   Hello David,

> On Thursday, 15 January 2015 8:57 PM, David Shea wrote:
> No. UI changes are not something that should be done casually, and UI 
> changes that requires a paragraph of text to explain are going to be 
> either not read or not understood by the majority of users.

  Agreed. It was only meant to convey an idea. Actual UI design and text
could be different.

> The first question I have: do we really need to do anything at all? Do 
> we expect any use cases where someone does an interactive install and 
> will not have console access when they are done?

  Right, that seems unlikely, but there might be cases, I'm not sure. Given
below are the Server SIG meeting logs, wherein this topic was discussed
and the UI changes were suggested.

Please see:
  -> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting-1/2015-01-13/fedora-meeting-1.2015-01-13-16.00.log.html

> If so, can we just turn password-based root login on if no admin user
> is created during the install?

  Not admin, but non-root user. It'll definitely help to enable password-based
root login, if no non-root user is created.

Either solution would serve the purpose. Main intention is that end user
should not get locked out of their freshly installed Fedora systems,
because of the proposed feature change.

Thank you.
---
Regards
   -Prasad
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