[cs615asa] [HW#] Root and su privledges on ami-0187f76b

gbasile gbasile at stevens.edu
Sat Feb 20 14:33:04 EST 2016

I found the answer to my own question. The command "sudo su -" changes 
your user to root.

On 02/20/2016 2:30 PM, gbasile wrote:
> On the ami given for HW3, the root user is disabled via ssh. The su
> command requires a password to do anything as a super user. Has anyone
> figured out what that password is? I tried changing it using passwd
> but that requires the old password.
> -Greg B
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