securetty(5) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

securetty - file which lists ttys from which root can log in  

DESCRIPTION

The file /etc/securetty is used by (some versions of) login(1). The file contains the device names of tty lines (one per line, without leading /dev/) on which root is allowed to login. See login.defs(5) if you use the shadow suite.  

FILES

/etc/securetty  

SEE ALSO

login(1), login.defs(5)