vladimir p marchuk
marchuk at u.washington.edu
Mon Sep 27 12:27:34 PDT 1999
it would work, but some programs are dependant on the 'root' account(not
just the uid), so you might have to reconfigure those other programs as
On Fri, 24 Sep 1999, R. David Whitlock wrote:
> What precisely would I have to change, and what might be the effects, if I
> wanted to change the name of the UID=0 account, namely Root?
> If I just edited the passwd file, is that it? Would other things y'all
> can think of break as well?
> This isn't security through obscurity, just quirkyness...
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