[CentOS] Reboot/shutdown without login

Mon Jan 11 20:08:28 UTC 2021
Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com>

On 1/11/2021 11:37 AM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> In old times I always was disabling CNTRL-ALT-DEL, and adding to level 
> "S" /usr/bin/login which effectively required password when one 
> reboots machine into single user mode. And boot from anything but 
> system drive was disabled in BIOS, and BIOS was password protected. 
> Not that I disagree with "nothing can stop a guy with the 
> screwdriver". But disabling easy way to tamper with the system adds to 
> one's ability to notice the system had been tampered with (and when). 
> Not doing it anymore... 

That makes perfect sense in a company data room. My situation is a 
roommate that wants to power if off to sleep and I've left for an 
emergency and didn't have time to power it down myself.