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SECURETTY(5)               Linux Programmer's Manual              SECURETTY(5)



NAME
       securetty - file(1,n) which lists ttys from which root can log in(1,8)

DESCRIPTION
       The  file(1,n)  /etc/securetty  is used by (some versions of) login(1,3,5)(1).  The
       file(1,n) contains the device names of tty(1,4)  lines  (one  per  line,  without
       leading /dev/) on which root is allowed to login.  See login.defs(5) if(3,n)
       you use the shadow(3,5) suite.

FILES
       /etc/securetty

SEE ALSO
       login(1,3,5)(1), login.defs(5)



Linux                             1992-12-29                      SECURETTY(5)

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