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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:

/usr/sbin/in.telnetd
/usr/sbin/in.rlogind
/usr/sbin/in.rshd
(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.


Cheers,
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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