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Re: su fails



Dave Wreski wrote:
> > Umm.. I thought it worked.  I now have no occurences of pam_unix_auth in
> > any file in /etc/pam.d, as all of them have been replaced with pam_pwdb.
> 
> Ok, well, sent that too quick.  I should have noted that I can't su to
> root, but I can su as a normal user to another normal user..
> 
> Possibly there is an /etc/su-ers or something that I need to change, like
> with sudo?

You are experiencing the added security of the pam_wheel module.  Take a
look at:

 http://parc.power.net/morgan/Linux-PAM/Linux-PAM-html/pam-6.html#ss6.22

(or, if you don't care about this feature remove the pam_wheel.so line.)

Cheers

Andrew
-- 
               Linux-PAM, libpwdb, Orange-Linux and Linux-GSS
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