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RE: [suse-security] Disabling remote root login
Watson Michael <MWatso@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote the Nov 25, 2003 4:21 PM:
> I was eventually able to disable remote root logins via ssh by setting
> "PermitRootLogin" to "no" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, but I'm still curious why
> the settings in securetty don't seem to be working. Can anyone point out
> what I'm missing?

AFAIK, the securetty settings are ONY for TTY's, not PTY's.
Somebody correct me if I am wrong.

You can check to see if root is permitted to login to the TTY's on your machine...


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