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Re: pam_wheel



On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, James Bagley Jr wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> I have users that need root access to their workstations.  Reading the pam
> documentation for the pam_wheel module it sounds like I can allow them to
> 'su -' without entering a password.  This is ideal because I don't want to

> # Uncomment the following line to implicitly trust users in the "wheel" group.
> auth       sufficient   /lib/security/pam_wheel.so trust use_uid

> Here is output from the id command as a user:
>
> uid=976(jabagley) gid=100(users) groups=100(users),0(root),98(ident)
>
> when 'su -' is entered, i am prompted for a password.  Did I
> missunderstand the pam documentation?  what is wrong?

Hello James,

it looks like you are not in the group wheel, just in "users","root" and
"ident".

So I see no error that you are prompted for the password.

Regards,
--
Ivan





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