KPackage cannot connect to localhost port 22

Robin Atwood robin.atwood at
Thu May 11 14:22:43 BST 2006

On Thursday 11 May 2006 11:22, Never you mind wrote:
> On 11/05/2006, at 1:11 AM, Justin Denick wrote:
> > Some boxes don't allow root to gain ssh access. Smart idea in my
> > opinon.
> Right. I can see what your saying. It's a bit annoying that KPackage
> throws an error instead of providing an informational response, eg,
> "Access denied. Configure sshd on this machine to allow root access via
> SSH protocol".
> > Look at the sshd.conf file and comment out the line preventing root
> > ssh access.
> I can see /etc/ssh/sshd_config. I set PermitRootLogin to 'yes' and
> uncommented it.

Can you 'ssh root at localhost' from a console? If not, have you got 'sshd: 
LOCAL' in '/etc/hosts.allow'?

Robin Atwood.

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 Where there ain't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst"
         from "Mandalay" by Rudyard Kipling

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