[nycbug-talk] quick and dirty su question

marco at metm.org marco
Tue Aug 10 18:07:53 EDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 06:03:34PM -0400, Joshua S. Freeman wrote:
> ok..
> i can ssh into my freebsd box
> i am a sudoer and that works fine
> i cannot su - or su -root or su root...
> even though I know that root password.
> Someone help me out here.. i've briefly googled, unsuccessfully...
> I know i'll find the answer eventually but I need it now..

In order to su to root you have to be part of the 'wheel' group.


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