Bug 498628

Summary: RFE: More sane sshd_config
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Scott Williams <vwfoxguru>
Component: opensshAssignee: Jan F. Chadima <jchadima>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Scott Williams 2009-05-01 11:11:40 EDT
The default sshd_config allows root login.  In the great majority of systems, this is not necessary, and arguably never recommended.

It would have minimal impact on usability for users , and would greatly help security to add to the default /etc/ssh/sshd_config:

AllowRootLogin No
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2009-05-04 03:22:49 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 89216 ***