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Re: Multiple login accounts with root privileges
From: "Gleb Paharenko" <gpaharenko () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2008 19:53:24 +0300
Is there some kind of Unix as firmware of client? Than you should search for
passwd file and check which users has id=0.
Regarding your questions about users with root privileges - it should
so much users
as it needed with different logins and passwords. When several
administrators need an access to box, it is better to create personal
admins accounts and not force them to share same login and password.
2008/4/7, ganesh mahadevan <ganesh.was.mahadevan () gmail com>:
I was testing a thin client box and found that I could login as Root,
Administrator and Admin (all with the same password). whoami
indicated 'root' in all three cases. Is this some sort of aliasing
going on? I may not be entirely correct on this but shouldn't the
number of users with root privileges be restricted? What is your
advice on this issue?
Thanks in advance.