[BlueOnyx:17093] Re: Two small 5208R bugs

Gerald Waugh gerald at geraldwaugh.pro
Sun Feb 22 21:33:31 PET 2015

On 02/22/2015 04:22 PM, Dogsbody wrote:
> We upgraded one of our 5108R machines to 5208R last month.  Stirling
> work Michael and everyone involved.  Thank you.
> We have found a couple of bugs though! :-)
> These just happened to us again when installing the updates that came
> out two days ago.
> 1) PermitRootLogin is getting overwritten as the only option is yes or
> no.  We have SSH locked down to certain IP addresses via iptables and so
> allow root to login "without-password".  I'm sure you know that this
> means root can only login with a key while stopping anyone from logging
> in as root with a password even if they have the right one.  We use this
> for a number of scripts which break every time we do an update :-)
> 2)In the same vein /root/.bashrc is re-created each time we update.  We
> have to remove the echo lines as rsync doesn't like it.  We are happy to
> do it once to each box but it keeps coming back again on update.
Ditto on these issues, also seen on our 5208R systems

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