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Re: Emergency mode when root account locked

On 12/12/20 11:03 am, Fabrice BAUZAC wrote:
Greg Wooledge <wooledg@eeg.ccf.org> writes:

Even if you plan to use sudo for 99% of your administrative work,
there's still no reason NOT to have a root password, for those emergency
situations where you need one.

I've had the bitter taste of it when I had to salvage a virtual machine
for which I had lost access to my non-root account.  You'd better have
the root password around.

AND run sudo as root, for additional safety

Keith Bainbridge


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