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Added second root account broke stuff

Discussion in 'Security' started by okoca, Feb 7, 2018.

  1. okoca

    okoca Registered

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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 ?
     
  2. cPWilliamL

    cPWilliamL cP Technical Analyst II
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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,
     
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