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securetty.5

SECURETTY

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)
Updated: 1992-12-29
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NAME

securetty - file which lists ttys from which root can log in  

DESCRIPTION

The file /etc/securetty is used by (some versions of) login(1). The file contains the device names of tty lines (one per line, without leading /dev/) on which root is allowed to login. See login.defs(5) if you use the shadow suite.  

FILES

/etc/securetty  

SEE ALSO

login(1), login.defs(5)  

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

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