Bug 4408 - /etc/securetty doesn't seem to function properly
/etc/securetty doesn't seem to function properly
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: basesystem (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-08-06 15:37 EDT by abm64239
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-19 15:37:10 EDT
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Description abm64239 1999-08-06 15:37:31 EDT
We have made the changes in /etc/securetty for remote root
logins and it doesn't seem to work.  This was working in 5.2
very well but since the upgrade to 6.0, this doesn't work
any longer.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-06 15:56:59 EDT
Can you supply an example file? Thanks ...
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-19 15:37:59 EDT
telnet is probably using Unix98 ptys.

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