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How to disable ssh root login in Fedora 16 linux ?

Submitted by Vidhu on Dec 24 2011 Views: 9086 | Subscribe

To disable sshd root login ,open /etc/ssh/sshd_config in your favorite editor . Here i use Vi .

[root@stk ~]# vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Go to this line : #PermitRootLogin yes

How to disable ssh root login in Fedora 16 linux ?
and change this to PermitRootLogin no

How to disable ssh root login in Fedora 16 linux ?
save the changes(:wq) and quit . Now restart sshd service .

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