• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 321
  • Last Modified:

how to avoid to mount a root file system using rescue CD

I have customized preboot authentication code which is running at startup scripts.
some of the users are tampering and lifting the files from root file system using rescue CD.
how i can avoid this or any better solution ?
3 Solutions
Make sure the optical drives aren't set to be in the boot-priority list in the BIOS, and password-lock the BIOS.
remove cd-rom / dvd drive from system (or disconnect it)
Dave HoweSoftware and Hardware EngineerCommented:
encrypt the hard drives with an OTF solution such as Truecrypt?
encrypt the root, it's the only way
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

We Need Your Input!

WatchGuard is currently running a beta program for our new macOS Host Sensor for our Threat Detection and Response service. We're looking for more macOS users to help provide insight and feedback to help us make the product even better. Please sign up for our beta program today!

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now