Creating User, Group and adding Group to sudoers in CentOS

1. Creating a group

groupadd testers


2. Create a user under the group

useradd -mg testers tester -s/bin/bash


3. Set password for the user

passwd tester


4. Add the user to sudoers list

visudo (command to open sudoers file. Dont open /etc/sudoers file in VI edior)


add this line to give the above group with full sudo access.

%testers ALL=(ALL) ALL

All done.

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