The family of Macintosh operating systems developed by Apple Inc. includes the graphical user interface-based operating systems it has designed for use with its Macintosh series of personal computers since 1984, as well as the related system software it once created for compatible third-party systems.
When the root user is enabled, you have the privileges of the root user only while logged in as the root user.
Process to login as root user in mac OS:-
- Choose Apple menu > Log Out to log out of your current user account.
- At the login window, log in with the user name ”root” and the password you created for the root user.
If the login window is a list of users, click Other, then log in.