|Mar 6, 2007, 09:37 PM||#1|
What is the default root password for OSx?
I have a problem, I need to install a program call zimbra and the software ask me to login as root.
I can't remember that I have enter or change password for this super user root account.
Anyone can point me to the right direction?
|Mar 6, 2007, 09:41 PM||#2|
By default ROOT is not activated. You must go to your utilities folder and go to net info manager and activate the ROOT account.
Once in net info manager go to:
4. Enable Root User
5. Follow prompts
Good luck, though playing with root is risky and make sure you are 100% sure this is required.
|Mar 7, 2007, 12:21 AM||#3|
As long as we're talking root access, here's another question. I normally use a Standard User account, probably because I'm still a little bit skittish - I'm a recent switcher - and I noticed something strange. If I'm in my Standard User account and have to use the terminal and use the 'sudo' command, i get a prompt for a password. When I enter the Administrator account password, the prompt indicates that I entered the wrong password. When I log into the Administrator account, however, I can use the 'sudo' command with no problems. Why is that?
27" iMac, 15" rMBP - OS X 10.10.3
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|Mar 7, 2007, 01:05 AM||#4|
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