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Re: Root login in rawhide and display managers



Florian La Roche wrote:
See fedora-desktop list discussions. The goal IIUC was to discourage root login via display managers since there isn't normally a reason to do that and it presents a higher security risk. This has also been a


Hello Rahul,

default should be to allow root login for convenience and keep
it up to sysadmins to lock down a machine completely if this is
desired as local security policy.

Security by default works better but this argument is irrelevant now since it has enabled again in GDM as per the last Desktop SIG meeting. The plan is to tackle this in a more comprehensive way in Fedora 9.

Rahul


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