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I am still fairly new to linux and using the terminal, but i have a question for anyone that is willing to take the time and explain.
Securing the Console
You can limit where root can log on by restricting it to a specific set of
terminals. To do this, edit the contents of the /etc/securetty file.
All devices you want to allow root to log in from should be listed in the
How exactly am I supposed to limit my root to one. I would assume this is something automatic as I only have one user on my current machine, but when i view my securetty file, i get an extensive list of tty(1-63) for example.
Or does this only apply to the top console section
Local X displays (allows empty passwords
with pam_unix's nullok_secure)