Subject: Re: Minor /etc/security problems
To: Marc Baudoin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/30/1998 06:39:09
On Wed, 30 Dec 1998, Marc Baudoin wrote:
> Why not, in the next release, disable account operator
> (/sbin/nologin shell) and maybe deleting completely the toor,
> ingres and falken accounts (which are, IMHO, of no use)?
The ingres account is quite useful, though it will probably be
replaced by a `database' account in 1.4. This is what the database
processes should run as when you postgresql, mysql, or whatever.
(Adding new users with pkg_add is problamatic, at best.)
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