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SOLVED Possibly change username "root"

Discussion in 'Security' started by Sametto Chan, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. Sametto Chan

    Sametto Chan Well-Known Member

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    Hi dear,


    I'll tried trying to find WHM search no found, anywhere change for root username on SSH and WHM.

    My server is VPS Server
    CentOS Linux 7 (Core)
    Bandwitdh 5000 GB
    150GB SSD
    unmanaged
     
  2. Infopro

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    You cant change root users name. What problem are you faced with that you'd be wanting to do this?
     
  3. Sametto Chan

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    Why not, i want to this username root to xxxx, because people hacker trying to brute force attack or rootkit with SSH. Is possibly?
     
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