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Re: Disable root login via SSH



Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 13Jan2009 11:54, Leon Vergottini <leon vergottini gmail com> wrote:
> | I followed the steps on
> | http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/linux/security-tip-disable-root-ssh-login-on-linux
> | http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=47795
> | 
> | to disbale root log via ssh, however after doing it I am still able to log
> | in as root.
> | 
> | Also I have notice the option PermitRootLogin was no in the ssh_config file,
> | so I added it in the file myself.
> | 

You can also add "DenyUsers root" as a last line in sshd_config

Frank


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