why two passwords
Sat Apr 5 21:33:00 2003
On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 08:08:08PM +0200, JM Soler wrote:
> Hi all:
> Please, can somebody explain to me why do we have two passwords, the default
> one and the user one?.
This is so that each user can have their own, and there can also be one for
when no user is logged in. Therefore, nobody should be able to usurp your
session if you are using the machine, even if whatever circumstances cause
you to disconnect.
> What happens then with the default password, what is this one for?
That's for when the machine is at the "login" screen.
> Wich one is the one we need to write down at the viewer app to make the
If nobody is logged in, the default. If someone is logged in, theirs.
Phil Reynolds (PGP now available)
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