Console -- insecure settings
freebsd at edvax.de
Fri Oct 2 22:14:47 UTC 2015
On Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:14:42 +0200, Michael Ross wrote:
> Am .10.2015, 13:21 Uhr, schrieb Ruben de Groot <mail25 at bzerk.org>:
> > On Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 10:32:48AM +0000, Moreno Carullo typed:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I would like to set the console as insecure as documented here:
> >> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/boot-introduction.html
> >> the issue is that the system seems to ignore the setting, as the single
> >> user mode does NOT prompt for password.
> > I think the documentation is wrong, because /etc/ttys is read by init,
> > and init doesn't run in single user mode.
> > Single user mode means /bin/sh replaces init.
> I tried this here just now, and having set "console" to "insecure",
> the system prompts for the root password as documented.
In worst case, check out "man 5 loader.conf" on how to require
an earlier-stage password (for the boot loader); see the "password"
and "bootlock_password" options for /boot/loader.conf.
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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