[Freedombox-discuss] Give new user ssh access

Sunil Mohan Adapa sunil at medhas.org
Tue Mar 15 15:52:45 UTC 2016

On 03/15/2016 08:54 PM, juh wrote:
> Hi,
> I created a new user on my freedombox, which should login via ssh, but I
> get a Permission denied.
> Setting
> AllowUsers newuser
> in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
> did not solve the problem.
> Is there something else I have to set?

Only users of the 'admin' group are allowed to login via SSH.  Try
adding the user to 'admin' group.

If you want to remove this restriction (not recommended), edit and
remove the last line of /etc/security/access.conf that looks like this:

-:ALL EXCEPT (admin) root fbx:ALL


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