How to enable auto login for a user on tty1 in RHEL7 ?

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  • Unable to find the /etc/init/tty.conf file to set "exec /sbin/mingetty $TTY --autologin root" to automate login in cli mode.
  • Where can I set auto login for root in (runlevel3) for the RHEL7.0 ?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0

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