On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 09:56:23AM +0100, VeeJay wrote:

> So, does it mean that Windows 2003 Server provides more Password Level
> Security with Unauthorized Access?
> 
> And how can one into the System by booting from a CD if it still requires
> the Password even in Single User mode?

You just go to fixit mode - where you are running from the CD and not
the installed OS and then rewrite any file that limits your access
and then reboot again.

////jerry

> 
> 
> 
> On 11/22/06, Jerry McAllister <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> >On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 04:41:37AM +0100, VeeJay wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I need to secure my data and server. Any advice will be highly
> >appreciated.
> >>
> >> I am going to place my FreeBSD server at a shared place?
> >>
> >> I am just afraid that any unauthorized person might boot machine in
> >single
> >> user mode and steal the data?
> >> How can I make my Server secure that if if boots in single user mode, it
> >> still demands the password and without password one cannot do anything?
> >> or make it possible that booting in Single user mode, doesn't provide
> >any
> >> shell?
> >
> >Lock it in a box.   Anyone who can put their hands physically can
> >get in to the machine with a little tinkering even if you disable
> >lots of software.
> >
> >I think you can get rid of the single user option in the boot,
> >but anyone with a CD can defeat that if they want to.  It would
> >make things harder for yourself in managing the system, but it
> >would slow a person down from casual interference.
> >
> >Also, many machines have BIOS level boot passwords that can be turned
> >on.  Using that would slow a person down, but be annoying for youself,
> >especially in times such as power failures - the system would not come
> >back up automatically without someone entering the BIOS password.
> >
> >Plus, if a person is determined enough, they can defeat that as well
> >by removing the battery backup for the MB or the flash memory.   But,
> >it would stop casual tinkering.
> >
> >////jerry
> >
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >> BR / vj
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> 
> 
> -- 
> Thanks!
> 
> BR / vj
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