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Re: Multiple usernames for single UID

From: Budi Rahardjo
Subject: Re: Multiple usernames for single UID
Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 18:27:45 +0700
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On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 02:41:09AM +0200, Bj?rn Lindstr?m wrote:
> > There are also cases where one of the admin might have to change the
> > password ASAP, eg. when she found the server has been
> > compromised. Basically, ... a hassle.
> Wouldn't you want to change _all_ the admin passwords in case of such event?

Yes, in reality that's what we do. We tell other admins to change their
passwords right now. (Of course through different communication medium;
phone, SMS.)

> > So, having three admins with three different usernames with single UID
> > is preferable.
> I'm thinking this is what groups have been for all the time.

Yes, but there were cases when UID 0 is needed. :(

-- budi

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