Re: [SLE] ssh configuration

From: John Andersen (
Date: 09/20/03

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    To: Tom Allison <>,
    Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 22:19:47 -0800

    On Friday 19 September 2003 16:15, Tom Allison wrote:
    > I'm trying to set up some details on my SSH server.
    > I'm not sure what the "SuSE" method of configuration might be for this one.
    > Example: What kinds of things can you put into the SSH Options?
    > I guess I'm looking for a basic example of what I can put in.
    > Specifically I want to be able to configure sshd_config with options like:
    > XForwarding Yes
    > PasswordAuthentication Yes
    > PrivPubKeyAuthentication Yes
    > Protocol 2
    > Things like this. I want to be able to set this up and not have the
    > configuration file get overwritten later on as the result of an update.
    > SSH is going to be the main method of managing this machine and I
    > REALLY can't afford to have ssh go "poof".
    > Being new(er) to SuSE, I'm a little iffy on the configuration methods.
    > Each distribution has their own techniques on this stuff, I'm just not
    > up to speed on how SuSE does it. I've been playing with Debian for 4
    > years and am not really familiar with this alternative.

    Look in /etc/ssh and make the changes to the files you find in there.
    When Yast updates, it does not touch your config files, but rather
    it saves the new config from the rpm as sshd_config.rpmnew
    or something sinilar.

    John Andersen
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