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Re: New to PAM, need help.



This is a classic message that implies your 'su' binary is not setuid
root. (setting up your group memberships is done before trying to change
your uid).

Cheers

Andrew

Terry West wrote:
> 
> With a newly installed RH5.2 system, after adding some groups and
> a few dummy users (with useradd and usermod), I'm seeing
> 
>         % su xxxx
>         Password:
>         su: cannot set groups: Operation not permitted
> 
> Su also fails if I telnet to the host but works if I telnet out (from
> an xterm), and telnet back in.
> 
> Security is not a concern on this machine, and I'd like to find out how to
> disable pam while I work these problems out.
> 
>     Terry West
> 
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