HELP! Is that possible "creating a user named root but acturally not the administrator root"

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Thu Feb 11 05:18:32 UTC 2010

Lin Taosheng writes:

>      Is that possible to implementated?

	For most purposes, what's important is not the account name,
but the User II.  "Root" is special because it has UID 0.  You can,
create other accounts with UIS 0 ... but it's usually a Very Bad
	As far as I know, there's no reason you can't rename the "root"
account and have a non UID 0 account with that name.  On the other
hand, if you're asking this question there may be a better way to
accomplish your objective: would you care to share?


				Robert Huff

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