DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-08
Re: Not sure how to do this tricky install...
:This is only somewhat related, but would it be possible to have
:the getty on ttyd0 enabled by default, at least for the install cd?
:I haven't tried to log into the installer account over the network,
:but this does sound like the best option if you have a dhcp
:server in place. If you do this though, don't forget to configure
:PermitRootLogin to yes in /etc/sshd_config before you reboot,
:otherwise you will be locked out of the machine before you can
:finish configuring it.
I would never recommend that anyone ever set PermitRootLogin to yes.
Set it to 'without-password' instead and set up your SSH keys on the
In fact, it is my thinking that we should adjust the default
sshd_config to set the PermitRootLogin field to 'without-password'
by default, since it won't do anything unless the SSH keys are
also installed in root's authorized_keys file.
The root account has no password by default. Passworded logins to
root should never be enabled, ever.