- These instructions are intended specifically for adding a user on CentOS 6.5.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Step 1: Add the UserIt’s just one simple command to add a user. In this case, we’re adding a user called
adduser mynewuserNow set the password for the new user:
Step 2: Grant Root Privileges to the UserFor a refresher on editing files with vim see: New User Tutorial: Overview of the Vim Text Editor
visudoFind the following code:
mynewuser ALL=(ALL) ALLThen exit and save the file with the command