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Command Line Login Problems

Posted on 2006-11-01
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Hi,
I'm trying to login with a different user from the terminal command line using
login -f user2
after prompting me for my password it tells me that login is incorrect.
The password and username are correct
thanks for the help
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Question by:BFirth
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ravenpl earned 500 total points
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login will not do (not enought priviledges). Try
su - user2
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by:ygoutham
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try this

exec login user2

or

exec login

in the second option it prompts you for username and password both.

goutham
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