Creating a Super user Account

Eric heli at
Tue Oct 10 13:44:35 PDT 2006

alena eckert wrote:
> Hello,
> I work for United Automobile Insurance Group.  We recently had our only
> employee with a super user account leave the company.  No here knows
> this employees id or password to update information.  Can you please
> advise how we can create new accounts and give someone a super user
> account without this information?

can you just ask the employee his password? there are ways to do this,
but not without at least a little bit of FreeBSD/UNIX experience. How
comfortable are you with working in the BSD environment with boot CDs, etc?


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