Olivier Nicole Olivier.Nicole at
Fri Feb 12 01:24:32 UTC 2010

> > > If you have physical access to the server, just reboot it in single user
> > mode,
> > > and change the password. You might need to forcibly power it off. It is
> > all
> > > covered in the handbook. If you don't have physical access,  I think you
> > may
> > > be out of luck...
> > >
> >
> > May be out of luck? I would hope he is totally out of luck without
> > physical access, if
> > you get my drift!
> >
> > Hope you do have physical access Eric....
> >
> May not be out of luck depending on if the machine has had the last couple
> of years worth of updates. I'm guessing not if nobody has the root password
> and the persom who had set it up in the first place has been MIA for who
> knows how long.

I was thinking along the same lines, but at same time Eric didn't know
about booting to single user, so would he be able to remotely hack
into his own system?


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