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Old 11-20-2002
Question Auto Login

Hey all,

I'm trying to configure a system so when it reboots it'll automatically log as a user I have selected. I've never done this nor' as I to sure on how to. This is teh best I have found on teh web and well I've changed a few things. but does anyone who has done this know if it'll work or what?

In the /etc/inittab file set the initdefault to 4,
then create a directory /etc/rc4.d so on boot up it'll be there when it looks for it. (follow the s3 process),
Then create a file to go in /etc/rc4.d/S99sulogin or S99login.

I don't know if that would work. Would it work? I got no idea.

If it would work how would I go about writting the script? (I'm hopeless on scripts still learning them)

Does anyone know of any better ways of going about doing what I want to?

Oh yeah the O/S is Solaris 7 and I don't mind if I crash the system in trying so throw ahead all your idea'a but just mention if you think it'll crash the system so I can try some others before. Well the ones I think that wont crash the system anyway Smilie

Thanks for teh help if someone can help

Smilie
merlin
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Old 11-20-2002
Might be easier to simply write a script around the login command and interact with the command. How to interact within a script has been discussed many times in the forums. Try searching the forums for keywords 'telnet script' or 'login script'..... etc.
 

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