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Re: Telnet Access as root

On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 15:08, vinz wrote:
> Why can I not access my linux server as the root?

Because it is brain dead to do that. Clear Text Passwords... plus it
allows someone to try direct hacking into a machine with a "absolutely
known" account.

Bare minimum would be SSH for ROOT. But even then I am Dennis Leary.

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