I inhereted a Unix server that is password protected...Help!


 
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I inhereted a project server that has UNIX installed with a SCO OS. I am trying to learn UNIX but I cannot go beyond the password and login. The original engineers have left the company and nothing was ever written down. How can access our server?
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There are a few easy ways to do this.

(1) Build a boot floppy. Boot off the boot disk.
Mount the systems disks. Edit the password file.

(2) Take out the hard disks. Mount them on another
system. Edit the password file.

When you have physical access to the machine, getting
access to it is easy because of the examples above.

[Edited by Neo on 11-28-2000 at 01:37 PM]
 

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