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 > >> _______________________________________________ > >> email@example.com mailing list > >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > >[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > > -- > Thanks! > > BR / vj _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"