Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Robert Schrem <robert.schrem@××××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] How to allow su and ssh access
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 07:29:27
Message-Id: 01012515305800.13519@pc-linux-r03
>> 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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Re: [gentoo-dev] How to allow su and ssh access (Achim Gottinger)