Subject: Re: Unnecessary standard accounts (Was: Root, toor accounts.)
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Marc Baudoin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/15/1999 22:15:10
David Brownlee <> écrit :
> 	As an added bonus the operator user is not in the operator group,
> 	so cannot run shutdown even if you give it a valid password.
> 	Aaaaah...
> 	My inclination wold be to:
> 	a) Put operator in the operator group. This at least opens the
> 	   possibility of it being useful as an operator.
> 	b) Switch its default shell to /sbin/nologin to quiet security.

Whereas the operator group is extremely useful, I still don't
think the operator user is.  But your proposal is OK if you want
to keep the operator user.

Marc Baudoin   -=-   <>