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Re: sshd_conf and local groups
- From: "Wes S" <wess at acegroup dot cc>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 02:46:07 -0500
- Subject: Re: sshd_conf and local groups
- References: <43B6BFC9.4630.2942A6@localhost>
On 31 Dec 2005 at 18:05, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> Wes S wrote:
> > I'm trying to lock down ssh access. I use exim for a mail server so
> > I have a bunch of accounts on my w2k box. I don't want most to be
> > able to use ssh.
> I'm confused by your apparent confusion of the above. If you read the
> man page for sshd_config as you suggested you did, you should understand
> that any account that doesn't belong to the ssh_allow group will be
> denied access. Presumably, you didn't add "administrator" to this
> group. Also make sure you have an "administrator" account ("Administrator"
> is the default account and isn't the same).
I did add administrator. Actually Administrator as you point out.
W/o the AllowGroups I can ssh using either administrator or
Administrator. Ssh doesn't care. I did try logging in as
Just for grins, I added wess to the group ssh_allow and tried logging
in before / after uncommenting AllowGroups. Can not log in when
AllowGroups is uncommented.
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