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Old 06-01-2008, 12:32 AM   #1
John Teng
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Question Cannot login as ROOT at the Server but can login using other users,

Good Morning to U

I am new to LINUX and i encountered this problem this morning. I cannot log into my test server as ROOT but as with other users, NO PROBLEM. I can log in as other users then SU - ROOT. At my pc, i can log in as ROOT via PUTTY and WINSCP.

Could u please advice me on what went WRONG.

Thank u and have a great week ahead.
Old 06-01-2008, 01:10 AM   #2
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Are you talking about locally, or over SSH? If you are trying to log in over SSH, then the problem is that remote root logins are disabled by default.


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