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Re: PAM configuration for 'SU'



On Sat, Jul 04, 1998 at 08:25:28AM +0800, Francis A. Vidal wrote:
francis> On Fri, 3 Jul 1998, Charles R. Anderson wrote:
francis> > Add the pam_wheel.so module to your /etc/pam.d/su like so:
francis> > 
francis> > #%PAM-1.0
francis> > auth       required   /lib/security/pam_wheel.so group=wheel
[snip]
francis> 
francis> i just did what you suggested and i got this message when i 'su' to root
francis> (with the 'debug' option).
francis> 	PAM-Wheel[450]: Access denied for 'xxxxx' to 'root'
francis> 
francis> where user 'xxxxx' is a member of group wheel(gid=10). i also changed the
francis> gid from 10 to 0 but still i get the same message.

Which version of Red Hat are you using?  Which version of pam?  Are you
entering root's password when prompted (as opposed to that users
password)?



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