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[ale] Need urgent help - locked myself out with nologin

Can you not do a 'su -' with the root password?


On Monday, February 17, 2014, Edward Holcroft <eholcroft at mkainc.com> wrote:

> Created a user with nologin option on one of my Amazon servers. Now cannot
> connect as my ubuntu/sudo user. Somehpw the nologin option applies to my
> sudo user, so keep getting permission denied message. I can connect as an
> ordinary user that I created, but no way to get root from there.
> I mounted the drive to another server, thinking I'd just delete
> /etc/nologin, and problem solved, except there is no /etc/nologin file to
> be found
> Help!
> ed
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