Unable to su to root, the su command hangs (Doc ID 1450109.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 5/09 U7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
** Checked for currency 03-October-2014 **

Goal


Unable to su or su - to the root account, the su command hangs.
A login as root on the console does succeed. The problem is only with the su command.

Solution

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