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Old 07-18-2003, 01:47 PM   #1
soundphan
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Stupid Telnet Question


I'm stumped on this one - (RH9 is the system BTW)

I have no problem getting logged on through telnet.
However once I login, I can't seem run iptables commands or ifconfig (not even to just get a report) All I get are "Unknown Command" errors (This is as a SU so I should have permission right??!!??)

Everything works fine locally w/ iptables & ifconfig



And Yes, I know I shouldn't run telnet, I'll turn it off once my tweaking is complete


Thanks
 
Old 07-18-2003, 02:11 PM   #2
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When you su run:
su -

not just:
su

This will start a new bash shell for root. The commands you ar erunning are in /sbin which is only in root's path by default.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 02:34 PM   #3
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It looks like you might need to make some additions to root's PATH.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 04:30 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by david_ross
When you su run:
su -

not just:
su

This will start a new bash shell for root. The commands you ar erunning are in /sbin which is only in root's path by default.
Exactly the trick I was looking for, Thanks
 
Old 07-19-2003, 11:55 AM   #5
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No problem. Why do you need to use telnet for tweaking? Just install ssh and use that instead.
 
  


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