[Breezy] Samba and SWAT

Albin Blaschka albin.blaschka at sbg.ac.at
Sat Nov 19 16:47:20 UTC 2005

Hubertus Hiden schrieb:
> Is it possible to run Swat without a root password ? The reason is that
> I don't like to set a root password only to get Swat running.
> In /etc/inetd.conf I have
>  swat stream tcp nowait.400 root /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/swat
> So IMHO if I change root to <myuser> that should be enough. But with no
> success
> Any ideas ?
> Thanks a lot
> Hubertus


Two possibilities:

On the commandline, type:

sudo su => enter your normal password

after that you are root!!

or the simpler way: sudo swat (on the commandline, too...)



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