* thib <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-04-13 14:16]: > >On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 17:36:56 -0300 (EST) > ><[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hi, > > > > On Mon, 12 Apr 2004, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote: > > > > |Root logins are disallowed by default on FreeBSD > > |for security reasons. The recommended approach > > |is to log on an account that is a member of the > > |"wheel" group, and su(1) to root when necessary > > > > > You could chmod them (for a _trusted_ user) and scp them inside a tunnel. > But I on the other hand would move them with something physical ( usbkey, > floppy or something or other ) > Check out GBDE for that case.
Isn't this situation exactly why 'sudo' (/usr/ports/security/sudo) was developed? I use sudo regularly for admin tasks like this. There are very few times when I 'need' to be root. -- Joshua Women are more easily and more deeply terrified ... generating more sheer horror than the male of the species. -- Spock, "Wolf in the Fold", stardate 3615.4 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"