root login with telnetd

Beech Rintoul beech at
Sat Mar 10 22:38:28 UTC 2007

On Saturday 10 March 2007 12:52, Wojciech Puchar said:
> 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.

That is a REALLY BAD idea. Why don't you just publish your address and 
set the root password to nothing. It's only going to take a cracker a 
couple of minutes or less to own your server once they find you (and 
they will).

Beech Rintoul - Port Maintainer - beech at
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