HELP! Is that possible "creating a user named root but acturallynot the administrator root"

Anthony M. Rasat anthony.rasat at
Thu Feb 11 05:33:14 UTC 2010

Lin Taosheng wrote:

>Is that possible to implementated?

No. I think not. But I have not tried it either.

Can I ask what do you want to achieve? Because I had the same thought once, concerning how to combat once-increasing script-driven SSH brute-force attack. But I was instead have a better solution using fail2ban to easily thwart those SSH brute force attack. Is that your situation?

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