SSH server local user

SSH server configuration - Authentication by Linux user login / password


This is the default authentication system.

Each user that has a local account on the server and member is allowed to access the SSH server with its login / password.

SSH default authentication system

Configuration changes

vim /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Protocol and password enforcement

Protocol 2			# only use SSH v2
PermitRootLogin no		# Avoid root connections
PermitEmptyPassword no	        # Forbidden user with empty passwords

Login time

# Time to log
LoginGraceTime 30

Restart SSH server

/etc/init.d/ssh restart