Subject: Re: permissions & rc.conf
To: None <,>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/23/2005 03:33:59
In article <> you wrote:
>    I would like to store some sensitive information in rc.conf (login
> information) which should not be readable by anyone but root:wheel. I
> noticed that rc.conf has rx set for everyone. Is this required, or can I
> clear them without breaking something?

Try & see. ;-)
As an alternative, you can put the config for yourservice into 
/etc/rc.onf.d/myservice, and chmod that mode 700.

 - Hubert