[CentOS] Fedora change that will probably affect RHEL

Wed Jul 29 10:00:07 UTC 2015
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 07:37:45PM -0700, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 07/28/2015 04:29 PM, Warren Young wrote:
> >They turned off "PermitRootLogin yes" and "Protocol 1" in EL6 or EL7, the previous low-hanging fruit.  Do you think those were bad decisions, too?
> As far as I know, PermitRootLogin has not been set to "no" by
> default.  At least, I've never seen that on a system I've installed.
> Am I missing something?

RHEL (and Fedora) unlike FreeBSD and a few other systems, has
PermitRootLogin set to yes by default.  On a minimal install, (I don't know
about workstation) I've always found sshd to be enabled by default.

Scott Robbins
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