Wheel Group on HP-UX 11i

On HP-UX 11i, it appears that setting up the wheel group has been made easier than ever through the use of PAM and the pam_hpsec module.

To enable the wheel group, make sure that the wheel group does, in fact, exist – you’ll probably have to add it. After adding the wheel group, make yourself a member of it (no sense in getting locked out, right?).

Edit the file /etc/default/security and look for the entry:

# SU_ROOT_GROUP=wheel

Uncomment this line (by removing the first two characters) and save:

SU_ROOT_GROUP=wheel

You’re done! Easy, wasn’t it?

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