Telnet root login
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Wed Mar 25 02:53:31 PDT 2009
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 08:56:28PM -0400, Chuck Robey typed:
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> Barney Cordoba wrote:
> > How do you enable root telnet access in current? I remember having some
> > issue with specifying pty/0 in ttys years ago in linux but the right
> > way to do it excapes me.
> I really wouldn't do that. If you have to get external root access, use ssh,
> but if you haven't been broken into yourself, it's FAR more likely that you just
> haven't seen it, than it hasn't happened. You don't want to allow folks into
> your machine, there isn't any such thing as honor among those folks.
Sound advice, but not an answer to his question.
Barney, you have to make the network pseudo ttys secure, like:
ttyp0 none network secure
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