Easy one: login as root via telnet


Have installed RedHat and want to telnet into the system as root. This is forbidden, how can I change it? Must be s.th. in etc.

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Well first solution (prefered one) telnet as a normal user, then su - root.
second solution, edit the /etc/securetty file and put the ttypXX devices (XX being numbers of ttyp's)
If you want remote root login you d better use ssh so that passwd is encrypted on the network.

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hitzeuAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your detailed answer :-)
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