Locked out of Root
mpsouza at centroin.com.br
Thu Oct 23 06:01:09 PDT 2008
Another option would be if that umprivileged user is in sudoers
with permission to run the root shell (sudo -s). It doesn't need to be
in wheel to do that.
On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, mdh wrote:
|He said his unprivileged user isn't in the wheel group.
|To answer the initial question, you'll need to login to the system on the local console. You cannot get root access via the network unless you're running another remote access service besides ssh which will allow you to login as root directly.
|--- On Wed, 10/22/08, Benjamin Lee <ben at b1c1l1.com> wrote:
|> From: Benjamin Lee <ben at b1c1l1.com>
|> Subject: Re: Locked out of Root
|> To: "APseudoUtopia" <apseudoutopia at gmail.com>
|> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
|> Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 11:25 PM
|> Login as the unprivileged user and run:
|> $ su
|> See su(1).
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