Added second root account broke stuff

okoca

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Feb 7, 2018
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hello
i added second root account via ssh.

but cpanel saying and warning; system have second root account,
after, cpanel disableing this account via shadow file adding broot:!!hash and brokeing encrypted password.

how ill stop this ?
 

cPWilliamL

cP Technical Analyst II
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May 15, 2017
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Hi,

I don't believe cPanel has any function that would disable a second UID 0 user. Honestly, you shouldn't be adding a second UID 0 user as some applications will expect one user with UID 0, especially when NSCD is enabled, as it may cache the secondary UID 0 user.

Thanks,