Differences between revisions 2 and 3
Revision 2 as of 2016-08-31 17:40:56
Size: 495
Editor: Drahtseil
Comment: Screenshot
Revision 3 as of 2019-10-11 23:17:39
Size: 879
Comment: Clarify information regarding restricting console logins
Deletions are marked like this. Additions are marked like this.
Line 3: Line 3:
When this option is enabled, only users in the "admin" group will be able to log in to console or via SSH. Console users may be able to access some services without further authorization.

You can define the group of the users in the [[../Users|Users]] section.
When the ''Restrict console logins'' option is enabled, only users in the ''admin'' group will be able to log in via console, secure shell (SSH) or graphical login. When this option is disabled, any user with an account on !FreedomBox will be able to log in. They may be able to access some services without further authorization. This option should only be disabled if all the users of the system are well trusted. If you wish to use your !FreedomBox machine also as a desktop and allow non-admin users to login via GUI, this option must be disabled. You can define the list of users belonging to ''admin'' group in the [[../Users|Users]] section.

Security

When the Restrict console logins option is enabled, only users in the admin group will be able to log in via console, secure shell (SSH) or graphical login. When this option is disabled, any user with an account on FreedomBox will be able to log in. They may be able to access some services without further authorization. This option should only be disabled if all the users of the system are well trusted. If you wish to use your FreedomBox machine also as a desktop and allow non-admin users to login via GUI, this option must be disabled. You can define the list of users belonging to admin group in the Users section.

Security.png

Back to Features introduction or manual pages.


Information

Support

Contribute

Reports

Promote

Overview

Hardware

Live Help

Where To Start

Translate

Calls

Talks

Features

Vision

Q&A

Design

To Do

Releases

Press

Download

Manual

Code

Contributors

Blog

FreedomBox for Communities

FreedomBox Developer Manual

HELP & DISCUSSIONS: Discussion Forum - Mailing List - #freedombox irc.debian.org | CONTACT Foundation | JOIN Project

Next call: Sunday, June 27 at 17:00 UTC

Latest news: Help translate freedombox.org - 2020-08-01

This page is copyright its contributors and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license.


CategoryFreedomBox