Re: console login : number of access failures
This is surely interesting, but not laptop-specific. I'd suggest
posting it also in the debian-user list and/or the General Discussion
On Nov 28, 2007 10:33 AM, daniele pendenza <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> 1- by default on our Debian system after a successful login through a
> tty we are presented with the number of failures (unsuccesful logins)
> that took place before using the same login name.For a non root user
> this number is correct.
> But what about the root user ? That number is correct unless none tried
> to do "su logins" (login using the command su).
> Do you think that su-logins must be considered as "general logins" and
> then the super user must know how many unsuccessful "su-logins" took
> place ? And what about the date and time of the last root login ? :-)
> Well, as a solution one could forbid the "su-login" but sometimes that
> command can be useful.
> 2 - by default whenever I press CTRL-D to log out as a non root user the
> screen is cleaned ... whenever I press CTRL-D to log out as a root user
> the screen is not cleaned - and maybe a non root user can see what the
> root did before ! Why did they choose this behavior ??
> thank you for your attention, I appreciate suggestions and opinions ;)
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