root access

  1. ilya-shmel

    Add usermod, passwd and pkg events to syslog(-ng)

    Hello! I work with FreeBSD 13.2-RELEASE amd64 and send logs to a log-collector server (Debian 10 Buster). There's syslog-ng that have the config. Here's some additional lines to send logs to the remote server: 161 #log { source(src); destination(loghost); }; 162 destination lc_net {...
  2. Rob215x

    Solved Locked out of console, cannot reset in single user mode

    I'm running FreeBSD 11.4. Looks like I made a rookie mistake... I was reading chapter 7 in Absolute FreeBSD by Michael Lucas and I tried a couple of the examples for /etc/login.access My rules: +:wheel:console +:wheel:192.168.0. -:ALL:ALL And it works... kinda. I CAN log in from another...
  3. F

    [INFO] How to avoid from (su: Sorry) error or "message"

    THERE IS THE COMMAND: sudo pw group mod wheel -m !username_here!
  4. quamenzullo

    Solved Lock root account in a jail

    I've read somewhere (no reference, unfortunately) that I could use vipw to edit /etc/master.passwd and put an exclamation mark in the root line to prevent root from having a password. Like so: root:!:0:0::0:0:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh I wonder if I should do this in my jails. I am not so sure...
  5. FKEinternet

    How to set up FreeBSD as VPS host?

    I'm not sure which Forum I should be asking this. When I do a Web search for "FreeBSD set up VPS" I get lots of results about how to set up FreeBSD on somebody else's VPS, but that's not what I'm trying to do: I want to set up my FreeBSD system as a VPS host, e.g., I want to be the host for...