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So I'm having an odd behavior. I'm logged in as root. I can sudo in to any other proxy user except my oracle user. When I try to sudo in ...
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    Cannot sudo su - to a proxy user even as root!


    So I'm having an odd behavior. I'm logged in as root. I can sudo in to any other proxy user except my oracle user. When I try to sudo in I get :

    sudo su: incorrect password.

    I don't get this with any other user. Does anybody have any ideas as what to check or how to fix?

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    If you are already root, then you dont need sudo to become another user.
    And the reason, why you cant become the user oracle might be, because it has no valid shell?
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    What do you get, if you run this as root?
    Code:
    su -s /bin/bash - oracle
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