- These instructions are intended specifically for removing a user on CentOS 6.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Step 1: Delete the UserIt’s just one simple command to add a user. In this case, we’re adding a user called
userdel mynewuserIf you want to remove all of the files for the user, then use -r:
userdel -r mynewuser
Step 2: Remove 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