[nycbug-talk] A couple of security related questions

Steve Rieger steve.rieger
Mon Oct 4 11:24:51 EDT 2004

> On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Steve Rieger wrote:
>> Is it possible to disable root access except from console logins,
>> Do you guys recommend putting rcs on /etc and /sbin etc...
> I think you're looking for "man 5 login.access". Michael Lucas wrote a bit
> about it here:
> http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2001/06/28/Big_Scary_Daemons.html
> It's also in hack #34 of BSD Hacks ;-)
> I'm not sure what you're asking about with "rcs"... Are you referring to
> some sort of tripwire database or tightening up permissions?
> Dru
With rcs, I want that in order for anybody to be able change any file or
settings in /etc/and the sbin's they would have to check it out with rcs

I just want to know if this is advisable or is there a better way ti create
a backup copy everytime somebody wants to make any change in the /etc and
Steve Rieger
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