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Re: [suse-security] telnet as a root on a suse 6.3 suse server
On Fri, 7 Jul 2000, S.G. Zijl wrote:

> On Fri, 7 Jul 2000, Francesco Masiello wrote:

>

> > I must be able to telnet from a terminal (not a console) as a root
without

> > using su.

> > In solaris i could do that editing /etc/default/login file,but i can't
find

> > it on this

> > Operating System.

> > How can i do ?

> > Thanks

>

> The /etc/securetty file defines on which devices root can log in.

>

I think he means he wants to login from a remote terminal. A big security

NO-NO, but if you still want to you can set ROOT_LOGIN_REMOTE in

/etc/rc.config to yes.

Stefan






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