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Old Unix and Linux 10-05-2007   -   Original Discussion by veccinho
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Disabling root login

Coud someone tell me how to disable root login via terminal (only from console should be allowed).
There is no ssh installed, only telnet.
I created a user which will have permission to su to root, but now i don't know where and what to modify to disable root login?

SCO OpenServer 5

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Old Unix and Linux 10-19-2007   -   Original Discussion by veccinho
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I believe this is set by editing /etc/default/login. Simply add the line:

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