AW: securetty

Pascal Adami pascal.adami at balcab.ch
Thu Aug 10 10:30:43 PDT 2000


I just know that /etc/login.defs which we have copied from the shadow
package has /etc/securetty enabled by standard and I can log on when the
file is not present so login is definetly checking it.

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> [mailto:owner-lfs-discuss at pcrdallas.com]Im Auftrag von Gerard Beekmans
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 10. August 2000 19:16
> An: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> Betreff: Re: securetty
>
>
>
>
> > Hi there,
> >
> > I have a problem with telnet and the /etc/securetty file. It's
> not created
> > in the LFS book so I added it with these entries:
> >
> > console
> > tty1
> > tty2
> > tty3
> > tty4
> > tty5
> > tty6
> >
> > so that root can only login locally. BUT why the f**k isn't it working?
> > I can't log on with root anymore locally...
> > It is perfectly working on my Slackware machine with the same entries!
>
> Does the login program from "shadow password suite" use the file? You'll
> have to check that out.
>
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