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Re: [suse-security] Root user
  • From: Markus Gaugusch <markus@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 13:52:57 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0307091351070.23375@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I was wondering is there is a way to create another root user account
> say root2. Is this possible??
Use
a) ssh-keys and let the other users login using them
b) sudo
Although it IS possible to add another user with UID 0, it is not
recommended to do so for several reasons (and currently I'm too stupid to
find name one ... shame on me ;)

Markus

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