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Can't shutdown as root? :S

Occasional Visitor

Can't shutdown as root? :S

Hey guys linux noob here, got lumped with a legacy server running HPUX B.11.00

I'm logged in as root but still can't shutdown? :S


Occasional Visitor

Re: Can't shutdown as root? :S

Oh and this is what i have in my shutdown.allow

+ root

+ axadmin

+ axemladm

+ axrmaint



Bill Hassell
Honored Contributor

Re: Can't shutdown as root? :S

Sounds like corruption in the passwd file.
Run pwck to see if any errors are produced.
See if there are duplicate root users in the passwd file: logins -d

Bill Hassell, sysadmin