Topic "Change User after Login with 'normal' User to SU"

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nullpunkt

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Hi all

I read this doc: http://winscp.net/eng/docs/faq_su
No Solution there works for me... I changed in this Tab to sudo -su but after
login no prompt.

It's a Linux Debian Lenny Box and in Putty it's easy to change user by this command.

What am I doing wrong and is there another possibility to get this working?
If not: Does someone knows another GUI-Client, that support this?

After a massive hack attack I really do not want to allow root to login per ssh.

Best regards
nullpunkt
martin
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Please post a full log file showing the problem.

To generate log file, enable logging, log in to your server and do the operation and only the operation that causes the error. Submit the log with your post as an attachment. Note that passwords and passphrases not stored in the log. You may want to remove other data you consider sensitive though, such as host names, IP addresses, account names or file names (unless they are relevant to the problem). If you do not want to post the log publicly, you may email it to me. You will find my address (if you log in) in my forum profile. Please include link back to this topic in your email. Also note in this topic that you have emailed the log.
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