ssh does not work

Pang, Jason YL jason.yl.pang at
Tue Jun 17 15:30:49 EST 2003

Thanks for the info. The problem has been resolved by changing the
PermitRootLogin=yes in sshd_config.

-----Original Message-----
From: Darren Tucker [mailto:dtucker at] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2003 1:29 PM
To: Pang, Jason YL
Cc: 'openssh-unix-dev at'
Subject: Re: ssh does not work

Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> Newly configured OpenSSH?  Solaris/FreeBSD/Linux?  IF so did you compile
> with pam support?

Which versions (both OpenSSH + OS)?

> On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Pang, Jason YL wrote:
> > I got "permission denied" msg when I try to connect via SSH. The
> > that I used was correct as I can establish the connection via telnet
> > the same password. Any idea why this can happen??

PermitRootLogin=no in sshd_config?

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