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Re: root access via telnet?

Michael Legart wrote:
> Hi!
> Is it possible to allow root access via telnet?
> It is supposed to be used for remote administration. The server is
> *not* connected to the Internet and contains no sensitive/important
> data, so security would not be a problem. The server is (right now)
> only for playing with... :-)
> Regards,
> michael-legart@jensen.com

Only terminals listed in /etc/securetty will allow root login. You'd
need to include all the ttypX devices as well (since telnet uses these
pseudo-tty's) in order to allow root login over telnet.

Jens B. Jorgensen

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