Friday, 5 October 2012

Login to CP FW with Your Public Key & Changing CP Root Password


After you login with Public key, there was a problem to switch to root access with su – command. 
When you type and change root password with...
#passwd

Although it says root password has changed, it does not change (like a bug).

To solve this issue;
After you give a password to root with the command below 
#/usr/bin/passwd root 

then,
changing mode with '#chmod 4755 /bin/su' is enough to resolve the problem. Now, you can get access from your user account (logged in with the public key) to root access. 

In my understanding, there is a permission issue on the directory placed above which does not allow us to change root password (Although it never says so). 

adios.

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