On Sat, 13 Apr 2002, Terry Lambert wrote:

> Rasmus Skaarup wrote:
> > 2) When logged in as root, and su'd to a non-root user, I cannot ssh to a
> > 4.5-STABLE machine.. It just hangs. But when logged in as non-root, it
> > works fine. Is this somekind of security feature? :-)
> Pretty much.  The user it attempts to log you in as is still
> "root", because that's still your identity, even if it's not
> your current credential.


> You might want to try using "su -" instead of "su", in
> order to actually *become* the other person.

I am.

Best regards,
Rasmus Skaarup

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