Security of using sudo rather than su?

Alexander Skwar listen at alexander.skwar.name
Sun Sep 17 17:08:32 UTC 2006


· Adam Funk <a24061 at yahoo.com>:

> On 2006-09-17, Alexander Skwar <listen at alexander.skwar.name> wrote:
> 
>>>> > Because normally, root *can* login over ssh and 'root' is a very
>>>> > well-known username.
>>
>> Actually, that's wrong. root normally *cannot* do this.
> 
> It depends on what "normally" means!

Exactly.

Alexander Skwar
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