2005/4/19, Daniel Gerzo :
>> You could put an invalid character in root's password field

(disabling password logins)
>> like * or !. Then you could install public keys in

..ssh/authorized_keys. Make sure
>> PermitRootLogin is enabled. That is how I've done that exact thing

in the past.
>=20
> if he would do so, he won't be able to log in as root from local
> console anymore, so this isn't the best way how to do so.


He would sure be able to log in as root from local console, using ssh
and keys, but I agree this is not a clean way to achieve the goal

--=20
Julien Gremillot