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4 security features in Fedora 16

Dec 19, 2011, 22:02 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to finid for this link. ]

"Two of the four security features in Fedora 16 are enabled out of the box. The others are optional features that can be configured during installation. So, let us look at those two optional security features first.

"Boot Loader Password: Access to the boot loader's console is one of the easiest means to gain access to the innards of a system. By password-protecting it, you make it that much difficult for an unauthorized user to gain access at that level. The screen shot below shows the boot loader setup step."

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