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multi-homing and pf; removing user with uid 0
- Subject: multi-homing and pf; removing user with uid 0
- From: freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org (Lowell Gilbert)
- Date: Tue Aug 17 15:07:05 2004
Marc Cabanatuan <mcabanatuan_(_at_)_wi_(_dot_)_rr_(_dot_)_com> writes:
> This is somewhat of a multipart question and unrelated question.
Please try putting them in separate messages next time, then.
> Figured I would ask here since the host I have the box on isn't much
> help with anything, and when they do help they want to charge up the
> ass for it. I understand they need to make money too, but they end up
> breaking shit and not helping than anything...So here goes nothing.
> Right now I've got a /27 and I am attemtpting to add 5 addresses of
> that adress block (ipv4) to the box as either seperate addreses (not
> aliases to the primary interface) or seperate addresses bound to
> sub-interfaces. So far I have been unsuccessful and the host told me
> to use aliases. I also wish for these settings to stay after (re)boot.
> Not to mention they say my firewall is the problem and they couldn't
> get out to the internet from root console (im using pf and have the
> rule of 'pass out all'.
What actually *happened* when you tried this?
Did you remember to use all-ones netmasks?
Ref. FAQ: "How can I set up Ethernet aliases?"
> Next thing, a second account just 'showed up' on the box with uid 0.
> toor:*:0:0:Bourne-again Superuser:/root: - from /etc/master.passwd
> I suspect it was techs from the host, but I want it off the machine.
> How do I do this?
It's completely standard, and while you can remove it like any other
account, there's no reason to.
Ref. FAQ: "What is this UID 0 toor account? Have I been compromised?"
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