Thursday, August 24, 2017

Adding User to Sudoer in Cent OS 7

I am just so used to sudo command with Ubuntu that I am going to need to do the same with Cent OS. Here is how to add a user to sudoer in Cent OS. This is a bit different from how you would do with Debian systems discussed here.

To get root access in Cent OS, run
$ su

As a root, to give a user permission to use sudo command, run
# usermod -aG wheel USER_NAME

That's it. The user must log back in order for the change to take effect.

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