su - does not ask for password

Emanuel Strobl Emanuel.strobl at
Fri Oct 14 08:59:47 PDT 2005

Am Freitag, 14. Oktober 2005 17:48 CEST schrieb Teo De Las Heras:
> I've added myself to the wheel group and can successfully su - into
> root. I'm wondering though, where I make the configuration to ask for a
> password when su - is called.

You have to assign the superuser a password first. su will always ask for 
the password if the user has one and the executing user is not root (id0)


>  Teo
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