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SubjectRe: .rhosts for root user

On Mon, 29 Jul 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Jul 1996, Stramaglia, Carlo wrote:
> >
> > Dear all,
> >
> > I'm not in able to rlogin a remote linux from root account even if I include
> > the hostnames in the .rhosts file.
> >
> You can't, it's a security mesure.

Yes you can remove the restraint: Add the TTYs you want root to rlogin
in to the file /etc/securetty and it will let you rlogin as root.

It's is a very bad idea, though, to rlogin as root in any condition.


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