su problem

Leander Jedamus ljedamus at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 28 15:28:55 UTC 2010


Am 28.06.2010 17:21, schrieb Nils Kassube:
> Leander Jedamus wrote:
>    
>> su does not work as expected. When I am user1 and do a "su - user2",
>> I don't get a shell for that user and i am not user2. How can this
>> be done?
>>      
> Works here (Kubuntu 10.04). Which version of Ubuntu are you talking
> about?
>    

Ah, I found out what it is. I tried a "su - tomcat6" and in /etc/passwd 
tomcat has "/bin/false" as shell. That is it.

Thanks
Leander





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