Subject: Re: It lives!!!
To: None <email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist konsult <email@example.com>
Date: 04/15/1996 16:33:54
> > Anyway, now that we are operational, I have a minor "clueless newbie"
> > type question to ask: How do I get it to let me telnet into it as
> > root? I can telnet in as a "normal" user, but it won't let me su...
> > My Suns don't complain in this manner (they just complain about everything
> > else :-) )... any ideas??? I'm sure it is something simple but
> > my brain is so frazzled from the grueling NetBSD installation that I'm
> > probably just overlooking it...
> You have to be a member of group 'wheel' to use su.
Well, that is true, but it's not exactly what he asked for... :-)
To log in as root, the terminal line you are using must be marked as
"secure" in /etc/ttytab. When you use telnet, you are coming in on
a network terminal. I'm not sure you can mark those as secure
in /etc/ttytab, but you can always dig around and see what you come up with...