SSH Key pair access implications - Webmin

June 3, 2014 1.3k views
Hi, I have my SSH key pair access working and was wondering about any implications for remote admin via a console like webmin if I now disable root password access. I guess since this is not technically remote access but webmin logged in as root locally, it should all be fine?? Cheers Mark
2 Answers
That should be fine. You probably want to make sure that users with sudo privileges can log in as root first. Go to "Webmin > Webmin Users > Unix User Authentication" and enable the option "Allow users who can run all commands via sudo to login as root"
Thanks once again! I'll watch out for that.
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