--- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > I would like to telnet into my 4.9 RELEASE box using > root. Currently when I > try to telnet in as root I get the reply > "LOGIN root REGUSED (NOROOT)". Does anyone know how > I can configure my > system to allow root to directly telnet in. I know > that I can telnet in as > a standard users then 'su' to switch to root. Is > there any reason why I > should configure my system so that I can telnet in > directly as root? > Thanks. > > Regards, > J.S. > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > I believe that this would be a security precaution. If someone tries to compromise your system, then it means that they have to get two passwords to get root.
To quote man security: "Security is best implemented through a layered onion approach." Pete __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail - Helps protect you from nasty viruses. http://promotions.yahoo.com/new_mail _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"