Re: Read-only Servers We Can Snoop Around on for Tips?
mike polniak wrote:
> Christian Aeschliman wrote:
> > Hello folks,
> > I've been thinking about a trend I wish existed. I'm wondering if this
> > currently exists at all. I don't have any friends into Linux, really, and I
> > definitely don't know anyone else that I can talk to for free that's into
> > Debian.
> > I wish there was an open Debian box out there somewhere with a login and
> > password that was freely available. That way, you could get on the server,
> > look at all the configuration files and special modifications and apply them
> > to your own setup.
> > Let's say that I'm having a little trouble setting up a name server ... or I
> > just want to know how others have set theirs up. I could just hop on one of
> > these open servers and look at their whole configuration. The user wouldn't
> > have enough priviliges to rm any files or write or run anything, just the
> > ability to read files and list directory contents.
> > As for a trend, it'd be nice if every distro had a few machines like this
> > ... like a Redhat webserver ... or a Mandrake qmail server, etc.
> > Does this sound familiar to anyone? Does it sound like a good idea? If
> > this kind of thing exists, can you please point me in the right direction?
> > If this kind of thing doesn't really exist, but you think it's interesting,
> > would any of you care to make such an account on any of your machines?
> Is this what you're looking for ? I found this at
> However crazy this may sound, Openroot is a computer on my
> network, which is a:
> Processor:Pentium 75mhz
> Ram: 48mb
> HD: Maxtor 6gb
> O/S: FreeBSD 5.0-CURRENT
> I give the root password out to anyone, so they can (a) learn
> the Unix operating system (b) experiment (c) do
> whatever they want, I don't care really.
> How do I login to openroot?
> 1. telnet to sekt7.org port 30.
> 2. login as openroot with the password Ihatelamers
> 3. su to root with the password Gotroot
> If you have any difficulties logging on, either of these
> situations could've happened: (a) someone has messed up the
> system, in which you have to wait until it auto-reimages
> itself OR (b) it is in the process of auto-reimaging itself.
> Openroot restores itself every hour, which is a process that
> takes around ten minutes.
there's also workspot.com, you can have access to linux desktop via
vnc (using java enabled browser).