login as root thro telnet

Can Somebody Please let me know as to how I can login as root thro telnet to the linux server as it gives me login failed.I can login as other users but not as root.
Please let me know
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poggaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Delete the file /etc/securetty
This file specifies which ports root can login from.
Deleting this file allows root to login from any terminal.
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