Reported bugs -- yes they were

Mike Klinke lsomike at
Fri Mar 10 22:23:10 UTC 2006

On Friday 10 March 2006 15:52, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >As for being able to shutdown from any account. It says that
> > Core5 cannot be used as a server and also have another guest
> > user who could issue that command. I should not have to modify
> > the halt / shutdown / reboot stuff to add security. If I want a
> > guest end user to do a shutdown, I want to extend that
> > privledge to him.
> This has already been discussed in the lists before. If a person
> has physical access to the system, he can always turn it off or
> set your system on fire, so merely controlling the ability to
> turn off or reboot the system doesnt provide any real security
> and is a hiderance to getting work done. 
> --
> Rahul

Surely a remote user is prohibited, by default, from shutting down a 
computer in a locked facility, no?

Regards, Mike KLinke

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