Re: ttyv for local only?

From: Jason DiCioccio (jd_at_ods.org)
Date: 06/26/04

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    To: Dave <mudman@metafocus.net>, freebsd-security@freebsd.org
    
    

    Perhaps someone is using the snoop device? (man snp).

    I do this occasionally.. but you can watch vtys using 'watch' and the snp
    devices.

    Regards,
    -JD-

    --On Saturday, June 26, 2004 1:18 PM -0700 Dave <mudman@metafocus.net>
    wrote:

    >
    > I get this in my security postings.
    >
    > Jun [undisclosed time] [undiscl.] login: 2 LOGIN FAILURES ON ttyv2
    > Jun [undisclosed time] [undiscl.] login: 2 LOGIN FAILURES ON ttyv2, qmaild
    >
    > As it turns out, I'm not running qmail :) And if I did, it would
    > definitely have a nologin shell. But that's beside the point-
    >
    > I have had a perception that ttyv was for local/console logins, and that
    > just "tty" was for remote logins.
    >
    > Is my understanding wrong here?
    >
    >
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