Renaming root users causes problems!

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Sat Mar 26 13:23:35 MST 2005


On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 11:58, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> > Use the wheel group or sudo.
> > 
> > Gabe
> 
> Wheel group?

A *nix tradition where only members of a certain group, namely "wheel",
can su to root. Even if a regular user were to guess the right password
they wouldn't be allowed. It's not something my company uses because we
just don't give out shell accounts to non-admins.

Corey

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