HELP! Is that possible "creating a user named root but
acturallynot the administrator root"
taosheng.lin at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 08:50:17 UTC 2010
I try this method, after set the password of "toor",
I can't login with the account "toor".
"Bogdan Webb" <bogdan at pgn.ro>
??????:c81e6afd1002102307l2b089a76p36a8d67d3085a1e5 at mail.gmail.com...
> Edit the /etc/master.passwd and /etc/passwd records to change the uid and
> gid of the "root" account BUT FIRST MAKE SURE YOU ADD (or changed password
> of) ANOTHER UID0 ACCOUNT
> here's an example:
> root:*PASSWORD HASH*:99:99::0:0:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh
> and /etc/passwd
> root:*:99:99:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh
> check the "toor" account it's already created by freebsd but it doesn't
> a password, 1st apply a password for that account, triple check that it's
> usable then edit the records (keep in mind that the 99 uid and 99gid in my
> examples are fake try giving your's the uid and gid of the "nobody"
> or someother)
> 2010/2/11 Anthony M. Rasat <anthony.rasat at gmail.com>
>> 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
>> 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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