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    SubjectRe: Is there a remote console in LINUX
    On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Brian Hall wrote:

    > OK, I got that to work. I am interested in using this as a secure method to
    > access my firewall from another machine. How do I disallow logins via the
    > network, but allow them via the local (at the kbd) and remote (via serial
    > cable) only?
    Rename or otherwise disable:

    (look in /etc/inetd.conf for others)

    > Also, will having a getty running on the serial port block the sending of oops
    > messages via the serial port ?

    No, but it doesn't happen by default. Look in /etc/syslog.conf. Add an
    entry for your permanently-connected terminal.

    Dick Johnson

    Penguin : Linux version 2.3.13 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
    Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.

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