How to Add User to Sudoers in CentOS

Posted by linuxize on Aug 14, 2019 8:36 AM EDT; By Linuxize
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sudo is a command-line utility designed to allow trusted users to run commands as another user, by default the root user.

To grant sudo access to a user you have two option. The first one is to add the user to the sudoers file. This file contains information that defines which users and groups are granted with sudo privileges as well as the level of the privileges.

The second option is to add the user to the sudo group defined in the sudoers file. By default, on RedHat based distributions like CentOS and Fedora, members of the “wheel” group are granted with sudo privileges.

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