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Limiting root access in AIX

Last modified: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 5:47 AM

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION

Limiting remote root access in IBM AIX



RESOLUTION

Edit the /etc/security/user file to the following:

root:
...
rlogin = false
...

Regardless of which connection protocol is utilized (telnet, rlogin, CDE, etc), upon remote access, root user information is disabled.



AFFECTED SOFTWARE

All Xmanager versions