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Re: [discuss] logon query...
From: Eric Draven (rebsmath.upd.edu.ph)
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 04:49:02 CST
i see your point. but, how do you configure it manually? sorry for this
question, but i'm really interested on how it is implemented. this perhaps
defaults the beauty of mandrake: automation.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Oosthoek" <simonmargo.student.utwente.nl>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: [discuss] logon query...
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 05:04:10PM +0800, Eric Draven wrote:
> > hi guys,
> > have a question:
> > can you modify your login into the system such that the root account
> > cannot login directly in the terminal; that is, the user must log in,
> > using a regular user account, and then execute an su command if he wants
> > admin privileges. if he tries to login directly from the terminal (enter
> > root in the username) even if he enters the valid password, the login
> > be rejected.
> > is there an existing program for doing this? if not, is there a manual
> > of doing this?
> I believe this is an option in draksec, you can find it in mcc under
> security. There are a lot of options and I don't recall which one it is,
> you'll find that there are quite a few useful tooltips for each option.
> good luck