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 From:  "James W Harrington" <jamesh at thefifthrace dot com>
 To:  =?iso-8859-1?Q?J=E9r=E9my_Cluzel?= <j dot cluzel at online dot fr>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Bit off topic need FreeBSD Help if possible
 Date:  Tue, 9 Jan 2007 11:48:10 -0500
that did it, thanks
 
James
 
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Sent: Tue 1/9/2007 16:43
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Cc: James W Harrington
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Bit off topic need FreeBSD Help if possible



Hello,

AFAIK FreeBSD does not enable ssh logging for root.
Edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and set PermitRootLogin to yes
Then restart sshd -> /etc/rc.d/sshd restart

Regards,

J.
> Sorry guys I know this off topic but I am stuck with free BSD 6.1 and thought someone might be
able to help.
>
> *    
>       I have installed freeBSD using the minimal CD, I installed the full OS via FTP.
> *    
>       I enabled SSH when asked.
>
> When I use putty to SSH to it I get an error message that says
>
> system date hostname sshd[683]: error : PAM: authentication error for root from hostname.mypc
>
> Could anyone possibly tell me whats going on I am a bit of a newbie at using FreeBSD
>
> Thanks
>
> and sorry again for being off topic
>
> James
>
>
>  


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