|Re: How to escalate to root over a remote SSH session to sshd-allowed non-root user? [message #733874 is a reply to message #733873]
||Wed, 05 October 2011 20:27
Registered: October 2011
> I don't think it's possible with RSE (after all root login is prohibited ... and I also don't see a way to tunnel the communication).
That's too bad, then.
> You could run a daemon as root on the remote
If I'm going to do that, I might as well allow root_access to sshd, but that's the security compromise I'm trying to avoid in the 1st place.
> Perhaps a better way is using a terminal
For that I use joe, anyway. But the question is posted here because I'm hoping for some way to do this from within Eclipse.
> After all editing root-owned files shouldn't happen all that often, right ?
On the contrary.
When the 'project' *is* server/daemon/application setup, with various uid:gid file & dir perms all over the place, many with NO login perms, having root access is a pretty frequent need.
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