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SSH Tectia 
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    About This Document >>
    Installing SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS >>
    Getting Started with SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS >>
    Configuring the Server >>
        Server Configuration Files >>
        Defining Subconfigurations >>
        Configuring Ciphers and MACs >>
        Configuring Root Logins
        Restricting User Logins
        Configuring Code Pages
        Defining Subsystems
        Auditing >>
        Securing the Server >>
    Authentication >>
    System Administration >>
    File Transfer Using SFTP >>
    Secure File Transfer Using Transparent FTP Security >>
    Tunneling >>
    Troubleshooting SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS >>
    Man Pages and Default Configuration Files >>
    Log Messages >>

Configuring Root Logins

If you want to give someone permission to login directly to the root login account via Secure Shell, you can define three methods of control in the sshd2_config file:

PermitRootLogin     no

This will disable all logins with root privileges. To enable root logins with any authentication method, use the following setting:

  
PermitRootLogin     yes

You can limit the authentication methods by using the following setting:

  
PermitRootLogin     nopwd

This allows root logins only when an authentication method other than password is used.

It is also possible to create a separate subconfiguration file for root. See Section Subconfigurations for more information.

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