[users]Re: Linux Vs Windows in security (II)

(=?windows-1252?q?=60=60-=5F-=B4=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Wed Aug 29 11:19:06 UTC 2007


On Monday 13 August 2007 22:06:32 Cesar Augusto Suarez wrote:
> so, however, if i  have remote access  by ssh to a linux machine, can i change the root pass if i dont know it? just in case

Yes you can, as long as the user connecting to the sshd as sudo permitions.
Just ssh USER at MACHINE
and then do sudo passwd root

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