Subject: Re: "Don't login as root, use the su command."
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2000 00:03:50
OK - I'll go forward with this.
While we're at it I'll reopen the 'what to say' debate, with
Direct login as root is not recommended. It is suggested you setup a non
root account and use the su(1) command, or install sudo from pkgsrc(8).
Now... is anyone interested in running up a quick pkgsrc(8)
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > > Maybe an environment varialbe SU_USER which is set when su su's you. ??
> > How about 'SU_FROM'?
> > (I like this idea :)
> This would be fine. And it might help auditing too. :-)
> Take care,