Re: Faking administrators accounts?

From: Daniel Masur (
Date: 06/17/02

From: "Daniel Masur" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 13:51:10 +0200

"Ingmar Koecher" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> The idea behind this is simple. Generally it's recommended to rename the
> "Administrator" account to something else - the best would be normal
> username ;-), so that an intruder not only has to find out the password
> also the username.

But what about the uid?
Afaik, the admin account has the uid 501.
By simply renaming it the uid should remain the same.

So the renamed admin account would still be gainable by trying the uid.

Or am i wrong?
-Daniel Masur

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