[thelist] sshd_config

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Mon Feb 10 17:51:01 CST 2003

Eduardo wrote:

> Check your /etc/ssh/sshd_config file.
> Look for a line that starts with: AllowUsers
> The name that follows should be your username, for example:
> AllowUsers martin eduardo grandpa

yes, that line contains a valid username

There's also no DenyUsers line

> Also, you could have done something on /etc/hosts.deny and
> /etc/hosts.allow

Does there have to be an ssh line in /etc/hosts.allow to explicitly
permit SSH traffic?


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