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Subject: Re: SSH -HUP Signal
From: John Madden (weezAVENIR.DHS.ORG)
Date: Mon Oct 16 2000 - 13:30:37 CDT

On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> This is just a quick word to the wise regarding an
> experience that I had with openssh. I was making
> some changes to my PAM configurations in
> limits.conf... after my changes were made I wanted
> to test the configuration so I did killall -HUP sshd.
> Little did I know that sshd does NOT accept the HUP
> signal!!! I had just locked myself out of my box since
> I wasn't allowing telnet!

Yeah, always start a second copy of sshd with something like

sshd -p 45 (choose your own portnum)

and ssh into the box with

ssh -p 45 userhost

...And well, I think you get the point. :)


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