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Linux - How to manage the password of root?

We have just deployed a couple of Linux server. Each sysadmin will have his own account on the server (i.e.: jsmith), and will connect using SSH with a certificate which will be put into the ...
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Can't login as root but I can SU while logged with another user

What I was doing before this happened?: I was tinkering trying to setup X server so I can open an app's GUI remotely so I installed "X Window System", "xclock" and uncommented "# ForwardX11 yes" ...
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Installing RRDTool without root access

I am trying to install rrdtool without root access on RHEL. Ive done this before on a diff machine where all i had to do was give a prefix in the configure file like : ./configure --prefix=/installdir ...
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Disable local root login, permit root login over ssh

I want to prevent the root user from logging in directly from local console on a RHEL box, but allow login from ssh. Can this be done? Thanks...