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Month: November 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Re: Communications

From: Michael Howard <mike@...>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 21:35:04 +0000
On 10/11/2018 21:26, Dave Lers wrote:
> Michael Howard wrote:
>> On 10/11/2018 15:53, Dave Lers wrote:
>>> Baron wrote:
>>>> Hi Guys,
>>>> Logging in as root in a terminal works, I can now get and put
>>>> individual files, to and from each machine, which is great because
>>>> it
>>>> means I did something right.  However it means that any file I
>>> I haven't read this thread, but don't you want sftp:// and shouldn't
>>> root ssh login be disabled?
>> Why?
> I cannot imagine why anyone would want to use a terminal/ssh to move
> files
I can't think of a quicker simpler way for moving files in certain 
situations. scp of course, not ssh, but that's pedantic.
> (unless its something like an rsync script). OP appears to be
> trying to move files using a browser (maybe I snipped too much).
But then it's not a terminal session?
> Konqueror supports sftp://(user@)IP/host (ssh ftp, packaged with ssh)
> addresses which makes it really easy to move files to/from other
> machines. Using the already suggested key pairs it's just like working
> with files on the local system.
> I thought remote root logins were disabled by default
Over zealous, cotton wool bearing, self appointed guardians of the OS :)
> , it's a standard
> security precaution (since I cannot $ su w/ sftp, I enable/limit root
> logins to key pairs on my remote server).
So even you permit root login. Hang on ....

> ...I see that sshfs and using it in Konqueror via fish:// have been
> mentioned. I've never used them and see no point when Konqueror and
> sftp are already available.
The mind boggles.

Mike Howard