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Re: ISC dhcpd, etherboot and menues

Ken Yap wrote:

> In the Etherboot documentation I actually recommend using a
> different directory for the tftp images, e.g. /tftpdir, because
> NFS exports tend to be put under /tftpboot. If you have root FS
> under /tftpboot, and it's exported with tftpd, someone could guess
> /tftpboot/clientname/etc/passwd and fetch it for cracking.
This is no problem with modern setups, where passwords are
shadowed. There are no passwords in /etc/passwd when shadowing
is used, and /etc/shadow itself is not world-readable.

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