[TUHS] The evolution of Unix facilities and architecture

Derek Fawcus dfawcus+lists-tuhs at employees.org
Sun May 14 22:55:43 AEST 2017


On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 01:19:42PM -0400, William Pechter wrote:
> When VMS went to 3.6 or so a friend of mine was almost fired by DEC for 
> randomly testing boxes looking
> to see DEC's internal boxes weren't running System/Manager, 
> Field/Service and UETP/UETP User/password
> combinations.

Those default account combinations were still being used to gain
access to VMS systems in the '87-'89 time frame;  although
user/password was less interesting by itself,  being an unpriviledged
account.

DF


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