ssh + su problem

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Sun Jun 1 08:38:07 UTC 2014

On Saturday, May 31, 2014 10:29:09 PM Littlefield, Tyler 

>   I'm inclined to think this a server-side configuration
> issue, since I get the same result whether I use Cygwin
> ssh or PuTTY to log in remotely to the FreeBSD machine.

I get this all the time regardless of whether the client is 
on Windows or UNIX/Linux. I've never had the time to look 
into it, perhaps I should, some day.

My solution - sudo. 

"sudo su" will allow you to login as root remotely.

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