super user clone & x-server disabling Matt_Domsch at
Sat Aug 24 00:06:00 CDT 2002

> I wonder if RH 7.3 somehow does utilize the wheel group since 
> there is a
> wheel group created after install in /etc/group....

/etc/pam.d/su has:

auth       sufficient   /lib/security/
# Uncomment the following line to implicitly trust users in the "wheel"
#auth       sufficient   /lib/security/ trust use_uid
# Uncomment the following line to require a user to be in the "wheel" group.
#auth       required     /lib/security/ use_uid

So you can uncomment one and either allow su without password if in wheel,
or require group wheel to su.


Matt Domsch
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