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

Posted on 2009-07-06
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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 ?
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Question by:tittu
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Make sure the optical drives aren't set to be in the boot-priority list in the BIOS, and password-lock the BIOS.
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remove cd-rom / dvd drive from system (or disconnect it)
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by:Dave Howe
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encrypt the hard drives with an OTF solution such as Truecrypt?
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encrypt the root, it's the only way
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