Nikolai Weibull <address@hidden> wrote:
> I don't want to go through sudo just to read system messages. (Of
> course, how much sensitive data can one really find in
> /var/log/messages, so perhaps I can just set it to 0640?)
Seriously, if someone mistakenly types their password at the login prompt, it'll show up in /var/log/messages. Granted that's more likely to be a problem for telnet connections than ssh connections, so if you're not allowing telnet connections then maybe you're ok.
We sell Spatulas, and that's all!http://spatula-city.org/~im14u2c/http://sdk-1600.spatula-city.org/http://intyos.spatula-city.org/