[CentOS] Change from Root

Victor Subervi victorsubervi at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 15:51:55 UTC 2009


What I was interested in doing was to make it impossible for root to login
directly, but rather enable other users to login and then su to root. So I
edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config to read:
#PermitRootLogin no
(It was the dir I didn't know.) It initially said "yes", but it was and is
commented. How is it that I then and still can login directly as root? Is
reboot necessary?
TIA,
V

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Neil Aggarwal <neil at jammconsulting.com>wrote:

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> VPS stands for virtual private server.
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