Tue Jul 18 02:11:24 EDT 2000
> I'm looking at rolling out 10+ linux boxen, each to a different site.
> each box will be acting as a firewall/proxy/mail server
> I'd rather not set the passwords for the root and user account (there will
> only be one) to the same thing on every box.
> has anyone covered this ground before?
> how do other sysadmin's handle passwords on large groups of *nix boxen
> should we be looking at some sort of token based authentication instead?
I would suggest that you investigate ssh for the remote access,
disallow all logins as root and use sudo. This is a very quick
answer and a more complete answer needs more details ;)
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