[thelist] Lost Linux Pass

Garrett Coakley garrett at polytechnic.co.uk
Thu Nov 15 04:18:17 CST 2001

On Thu, 15 Nov 2001 09:39:06 -0000
"Ross Lynch" <kernel at esatclear.ie> wrote:

> First of all, by default RedHat 6.x will not let you
> login remotely as root.

Damn, knew I'd forgotten to mention something! *:)

<tip type="remotedly administering linux" author="Garrett">

Never ever *ever* configure your box to allow root to log in remotely.
Always login as a normal user and then su to root.


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