Login functionality

Robert R. Russell rrbrussell at cox.net
Wed Mar 10 21:43:09 PST 2004


Harley J Pig wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 10:07:21PM -0600, Robert R. Russell wrote:
> 
>>>If it's a successful login, don't log the password;
>>>otherwise log the attempted login name and password.
>>
>>Good idea, now how do you do that?
> 
> 
> Actually, it's been proven to me that doing that isn't a good idea
> (passwords would be sometimes entered by mistake in the login).
> 
> Alan

Yep, I have done just that at least 5 times with the root password of my 
new LFS-5.1-pre1 box.



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