> > On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, Fundamental wrote:
> > > I recently intsalled the shadow password packages to my system, everything
> > > seems to be going well accept for one minor hassle, my "normal" account cant
> > > become super-user. When i try i get the message that i do not have
> > > permission to do so. How do i get the permission?
> > you have to be in group root
> > file group:
> > root:x:0:root,"your loginname"
> > ...
> I don't like that. It seems unsafe to me. There's gotta be
> a better solution
> Currently, I am putting in special users in /etc/suauth
> but I only know the syntax for making su ask for the current
> users passwd, and not root's. Would like to prompt it to
> ask for root's password. Workaround anyone?
> Roger Endo
> President, Warp 9 Technologies LLC
> SBnet, Internet for Santa Barbara
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