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Tuesday, 21 April 2009

Telnet login RHEL no password

No passord for telnet User with the following procedure :

a) created a user "manolo"

#useradd manolo
b) added a password

# passwd manolo
c) opened /etc/shadow and deleted the password manually for the user.

# vi /etc/shadow



d) deleted the password manually:


e) then telnet using manolo to my host.

# telnet -l manolo

Managed to log in with out prompting for a password .

Please be Advised that I recommend ssh with shared keys or telnet through an ssh tunnel

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