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
Thanks
Arun
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poggaCommented:
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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