Subject: Re: increasing UT_HOSTSIZE for IPv6?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
From: Gandhi woulda smacked you <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/26/1999 08:51:10
On Mon, 26 Jul 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
# If I were building something from scratch:
# - I'd use db for the utmp and lastlog replacement (utmp keyed by
# "line", while lastlog keyed by either uid or login name), and a plain
# text file for the wtmp replacement.
utmp: I hope you're prepared to make 'who', 'finger' and 'w' sort their
output :-) [db files are not stored in any meaningful order].
wtmp: Why text? That makes it that much easier for a newbie cracker wannabe
to hack accounting records.
# - I'd probably also extend lastlog to record unsuccessful login info
# as well.
This would be a boon, actually. Would you show who the intruder was
attempting to impersonate?
# - Bill
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