[TUHS] The evolution of Unix facilities and architecture

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Mon May 15 11:24:25 AEST 2017


On 14 May 2017 at 18:12, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 14 May 2017, Derek Fawcus wrote:
>
>> > 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.
>
> Wasn't there also Guest/Guest as well?  Admittedly it would also be pretty
> boring, but nonetheless still a toe-hold.

I worked in a VAX shop once where a DEC FSE came by (on the wrong day
with the sysadmin out) and was rather upset that the default account
passwords had been changed.

N.


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