--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com
, KeepIt SimpleStupid
> --- wheely30km <wheely30km@...> wrote:
> > I want to install Twonky on my Linkstation2.
> > step 12 : what's the purpose of changing the root
> > password ? Does it
> > affect the connection to the LS2 through the web
> > browser by asking this
> > password, or is it only for telnet ?
For everything. Everone logged on as root has full control over your
> > step 15&16 : why should I adjust the "utelnetd
> > startup script" ? what
> > are the effects of this modification ? does it make
> > asking for a
> > password, thus making it safer ?
Correct. But you should really install and test SSH, and once you can
log in with SSH (not earlier), disable Telnet altogether!