Technical Tips and Solutions
26/11/2001 - login as root from remote terminal
How can a DEC Alpha machine running Digital UNIX be configured so an administrator can "su" to root from a remote telnet or rsh session? Or even login as root while telnetting from a remote machine? >>>> edit /etc/securettys - add line:
and it should work. >>>> Edit /etc/group file by adding your_name to system line
#cat /etc/group system:*:0:root,your_name <-no space after coma daemon:*:1:daemon uucp:*:2:uucp mem:*:3: kmem:*:3:root bin:*:4:bin,adm sec:*:5: mail:*:6:mail ...