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Securing SSH on Mac OS X by limiting who can log in

by January 23, 2009 » Add the second comment.

This post will describe two different methods for securing SSH that work on both Tiger and Leopard (client or server). These tips can be done as needed on machines that will have ssh enabled, or as part of your deployment image(s). Personally, I make these changes to our images because if a machine is bound […]


Mac OS X 10.4.10 Unnessesarily replaces sshd_config

by July 10, 2007 » Add more comments.

It looks like Apple did a very unpleasant modification in the 10.4.10 update. They outright replaced the /etc/sshd_config for a tiny bit of “tidying up” of the GSSAPI section. Before 10.4.10: # GSSAPI options#GSSAPIStrictAcceptorCheck yes#GSSAPIKeyExchange yes # GSSAPI options#GSSAPIAuthentication yes#GSSAPICleanupCredentials yes After 10.4.10: # GSSAPI options#GSSAPIAuthentication yes#GSSAPICleanupCredentials yes#GSSAPIStrictAcceptorCheck yes#GSSAPIKeyExchange yes Now was it really necessary […]