[TriLUG] SCPing root owned files from servers that disallow root login
william at trilug.org
Thu Oct 4 17:29:23 EDT 2007
set ssh key authorization in the root account?
On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Chris Bullock wrote:
> The topic securely and accurately transmitting passwords brought this to
> my attention. We have some servers that have root owned files that we
> occasionally need to scp to another server. Our problem is that when
> using sudo it still ask for the root password on the remote server.
> Is there a way around this?
> [cgb at server1 :/home/cgb]$ sudo scp -P 22222 server2:/etc/file.conf .
> The authenticity of host 'server2 (172.30.1.1)' can't be established.
> RSA key fingerprint is 4f:d9:e0:8a:66:2c:a1:c5:73:61:5b:cd:21:53:c0:e4.
> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
> Warning: Permanently added 'server2,172.30.1.1' (RSA) to the list of known
> root at server2's password:
> [cgb at server1 :/home/cgb]
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