root login with telnetd

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Sat Mar 10 22:05:36 UTC 2007

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> can it be set to make possible to login root to machine through telnet 
> and without telneting to some user and then su -
> ?
> with sshd and rshd it can be set, with telnetd - no success.

Err, sure; and for completeness, be sure and send the IP back to this 
list, and publish it on the front page of your website/blog/whatnot.

OK, cynicism aside, why on earth would you want to do this?  That's a 
fool's errand in today's world.  Or, are you on a 2-machine network via 
crossover cable in a lockdown facility?

Kevin Kinsey
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