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Re: Disable password for 'root'



On Tue, Jun 08, Kushal Dalal -X (kudalal - E-INFO CHIPS INC at Cisco) wrote:

> Hello All,
> 
>  
> 
> I required root to login without any password. I tried changing
> /etc/passwd & /etc/shadow files, no luck. I realize login is using PAM.
> 
> How can disable password for root account?  

Read the documentation about your used PAM modules if they need 
special options  for this (I think "nullok" for pam_unix, for
example) and remove the passwords.

  Thorsten

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