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Re: [suse-security] Webmin security
  • From: Armin Schoech <armin.schoech@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2003 16:50:14 +0000 (GMT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0307311648310.8867-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hello !

> My main question is if the Webmin is a good tool to do remote administration
> or are better tools ?
--> What about logging in via SSH as normal user and then "su" to root
? Then you have the same full control as if you were sitting in front
of the box (except the possibility to press the power or reset button

If you use public key authentication and restrict the IPs that are
allowed to connect to your SSH server, I think you are pretty secure.


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