Subject: Re: Q: Blind installation on DEC 3000 m300
To: Christian Lavoie <>
From: Michael G. Schabert <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/12/2002 16:45:20
>Now, if I append:
>/usr/libexec/telnetd -debug 80
>To the rc.conf file, I can actually connect to port 80.
>But, obviously, it's refusing root access. How can I connect? Two solutions I
>can see: Allow telnet root logins (not a problem if it's only temporary) or
>create a user account... remember that I don't have access to the working
>system, I'll have to manually edit the config files. Any ideas on how to do

edit /etc/ttys and add "secure" to the end of ttyp0. Then the very 
first telnet session can be root, & while that's connected, noone can 
log in as root.

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