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Re: root access via telnet?

"Michael Legart" <120010307627@post5.tele.dk> writes:

> 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... :-)

Take a look at the file /etc/securetty and add the pseudo tty's
(ttyp*) to the list of secure terminals.

Check that you /etc/login.def has the following option

        CONSOLE		/etc/securetty

It is also possible to give the allowed tty's in this line.


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