Default cloud user name

Florian La Roche Florian.LaRoche at
Wed Jun 5 06:08:35 UTC 2013

> I agree with Matt. Security wise it doesn't make a lot of sense. But
> it protects the casual user from shooting himself in the foot. What's
> the downside?

It often feels similar to the alias definitions of "rm" to make sure
Unix admins don't accidentally remove a file.

Then again no real downside...

>From a security standpoint, leaving the root account also open
for ssh logins, is that a real problem. Otherwise why not leave
root and some pseudo-user account open and let the user decide
which one to use?

best regards,

Florian La Roche

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