Superuser (SU) Account

A Superuser (SU) Account is a NetID based user account that allows the user to be granted elevated privileges in a computer or application. The format of an SU Account is the user's NetID with "su-" in front of it. Examples of privileges include local admin access to Windows servers or desktops or root access to Linux servers.

  • Available to: Faculty and Staff (Technical Support Personnel), and Student Workers (by Faculty/Staff request)
  • Where to use: Texas State servers and applications
  • Cost: Free