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[ale] Su Problems
- Subject: [ale] Su Problems
- From: ivey at realminfo.com (Michael D. Ivey)
- Date: Thu, 8 Oct 1998 19:59:00 -0400
On Fri, Oct 09, 1998 at 09:00:10AM +1000, denethor wrote:
> Hi again. I seem to be having problems adding a user from remote host.
Adding a user from a local login or a remote session SHOULD be identical.
> after logging in with my normal account, I change to root (su command)
> log in, there is a man entrry for useradd, but when I try to use it , it
'su' by itself doesn't load root's .bash_profile. You'll need to either
o use 'su -' to get a login shell
o specify the full path to /usr/sbin/useradd or /usr/sbin/adduser
> I think I have add user rites to remote logging in for the root dir. Is
> this correct? and if so how do I go about doing this...
I've never heard of these rites...is this something to do with the
Erisian movement? Or is it a BOFH thing? =)
Michael D. Ivey - Director of Emerging Technologies
ivey at realminfo.com http://www.realminfo.com/~ivey/