This will allow up to 10 telnet sessions to the server as root.
Configure FTP for root logins
Edit the files
and remove the'
' line from each file.
Red Hat (Fedora Core 1 / Core 2)
Enabling Telnet and FTP Services
Linux is configured to run the Telnet and FTP server, but by default, these services arenot enabled. To enable the telnet these service, login to the server as the root userid andedit the files:
In this file, find the line for
and change it from the value "yes" to "no".After changing the above value(s), you will need to restart the
deamon. As theroot userid, type the following command:
Starting with the Fedora Core 1 release, the FTP server
is no longer availablewith
. It has been replaced with
and can be started from
as in the following:
If you want the
service to start and stop when recycling the machine, you cancreate the following symbolic links:
ln -s /etc/init.d/vsftpd /etc/rc3.d/S56vsftpd
ln -s /etc/init.d/vsftpd /etc/rc4.d/S56vsftpd
ln -s /etc/init.d/vsftpd /etc/rc5.d/S56vsftpd
Allowing Root Logins to Telnet and FTP Services
Now before getting into the details of how to configure Red Hat Linux for root logins,keep in mind that this is VERY BAD security. Make sure that you NEVER configureyour production servers for this type of login.
Configure Telnet for root logins
Simply edit the file
and add the following to the end of the file: