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From: Robert Schrem <robert.schrem@...>
Subject: Re: How to allow su and ssh access
Date: Thu Jan 25 07:30:02 2001
>> I'am wondering where to locate the 'switch' to allow
>> users (at least myself) to use the su command to get
>> temporary root rights.

> You must add the users to the wheel group in /etc/groups

Wow! This worked out - you just have to know it,
otherwise you search for a while...

>> Also I would like to be able to
>> login as root via ssh. This is obviously blocked
>> somewhere in the configuration files.

> Normaly this is only blocked if you have no root password.

The authentification works, but the connection is 
aborted immediatly. I will try to solve the puzzle
with the help of Jerry's hints...

Thanxxx! 

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