What I mean if someone wants to hack to machine or even get physical access half of the job is done by knowing the root user name. Although windows security blows but they have this feature renaming administrator user account name It would be like if you want to go in a street and steal a diamond ring. First you have to know the lot number of house which has it and second the key to get in. would make it harder to try every single house Anyway thank you for fast response
-----Original Message----- From: Giorgos Keramidas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: August 25, 2004 6:55 PM To: Ara Avvali Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Change root user name? possible? On 2004-08-25 18:50, Ara Avvali <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Sorry if this might sound crazy, but is there anyway to rename root account > to something else for extra security? No. At least, not as far as I know. Probably because it wouldn't provide any extra security unless you tinkered with a hell of a lot of settings; both in the default, base system and any ports/packages you installed afterwards. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"