Root password on solaris 5.7?
pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Jun 27 17:51:29 CDT 2006
On Tuesday 27 June 2006 17:02, Adrian Graham wrote:
> Evening folks,
> Today I was given a Sun Enterprise Ultra 2 but the machine's been out of
> use for so long nobody can remember anything about it, which is handy.
> Googling tells me I need a Solaris install CD to change the root
> password....bummer since I don't have one.
> I'm a VAX/Alpha guy, if I want to break a system it's relatively easy but I
> know nothing about Suns......
The easiest way (for me, anyways) is to shove the disk into a Linux box, mount
the root slice, and modify /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow.
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