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Re: Local users get to play root?

On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 21:28 +0100, nodata wrote:
> Am 2009-11-18 20:50, schrieb Jesse Keating:
> > On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 20:34 +0100, nodata wrote:
> >> If the servers are in locked racks and you require a reboot to get
> >> access to a grub prompt which is not password protected, then the outage
> >> would trip the monitoring system.
> >>
> >
> > The server is in a locked rack, but the console access to the server
> > isn't?  How far down the strawman path are where?
> huh? All servers are in locked racks, with a few KVM terminals.

The places I've cared about security of the systems wouldn't allow
anybody without a key to our rack to access the console.  You'd have to
unlock the rack in order to access the KVM or to plug anything into the

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
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