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



NAME
       securetty - file which lists ttys from which root can log in

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

FILES
       /etc/securetty

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

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.05 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of  the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



Linux                             1992-12-29                      SECURETTY(5)