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root only on console

I'm running RedHat 6.0 and am looking for the file to edit so that I could remote telnet into the as root. I know on Solaris you have to edit /etc/system, I believe.
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Dear cdam,

I believe you're talking about remotely accessing another system without providing the root password. To do this you need to setpu the .rhosts file in the default directory. For example for root the .rhosts should be edited under /.rhosts
In your /etc directory there is a file called securetty.
This file contains a list of places that root can login from. If you remove this file root can login from anywhere including remote.
cdarnAuthor Commented:
That was what I was after steve265, thanks!

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