Hello Tek
I think you donot have a root password it may be blank. And you know the
group of the root is wheel. your user group and root group is same so be
careful with that too.


On 6/17/07, Momchil Ivanov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

On Sunday 17 June 2007 11:24:46 Tek Bahadur Limbu wrote:
> Hi All,
> I just installed FreeBSD-6.2 today. However, a problem has come up.
> Whenever I create a new user and add them to the wheel group, they can
> root access without getting a root password prompt!
> Is my passwd file corrupt or is it due to some misconfiguration in my
> freebsd box?
> Can somebody shed some light on this?
> Thanking you...

How do they get root access? su root or what? Did you set password for the
root account or is it just empty?

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