please be more specific when asking a question. Read http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/freebsd-questions/ about how to ask question on this list.
as a second note, read the User Account Management documentation (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/users.html).
I installed FREEBSD 5.2.1. I can telnet to Free BSD box from Windows 2000 client. I can telnet to it with my USERNAME and PASSWORD. Then I want to be root. So I issue SU - ( or SU - root). then FreeBSD box asks me the password (root's password ). when I give root's password, FreeBSD box does not accept . Why ? Pls help me ...
it's a very bad idea to use telnet for obvious security reasons. Use ssh. Please note that toor and root both have a password of their own and you'll have to be in their group in order to su.
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