Re: root telnet
On Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 03:59:02PM +0100, Matus fantomas Uhlar wrote:
> -> How to make telnetd accept root login ?
> are you nuts ?
> use ssh at least...
If you really must allow root access, after adding the relevent entries to
the /etc/securrity file. You *could* then restrict root access to limited
hosts via the /etc/login.access file. (OK I guess you could do this via
In login.access add a line like...
-:root:ALL EXCEPT some.host1 some.other.host LOCAL
That will allow root logins only from local (console) and some.host1 and
Might not be the best way, but better than just allowing root access from
Of course you could always login as another user and then 'su -' to root.