Relis is a RHEL Sydamin at Red Hat. Using her non-root account, she needs to make Michael (username michael) a sudoer on her RHEL system using the visudo command. Michael does not currently have an account on her RHEL system. Please show and explain all of the commands that Relis must issue to complete this task.
Here are the commands that Relis can use to make Michael a sudoer on her RHEL system using the
Log in to the RHEL system as Relis.
Create a new user account for Michael using the
sudo useradd -m -s /bin/bash michael
This creates a new user account with the username
michael, creates a home directory for the user, and sets the user's shell to
- Set a password for the new user using the
sudo passwd michael
This prompts you to enter a new password for the user.
- Use the
visudocommand to edit the
This opens the sudoers file in the default text editor.
- Navigate to the bottom of the file and add the following line to grant
michael ALL=(ALL) ALL
This line grants
michael the ability to execute any command as any user using
Save the changes and exit the editor by pressing
:wq, and pressing Enter.
Verify that the changes were made by logging out and logging back in as
michael. Then, run a command that requires
sudo yum update) to confirm that
michaelhas the necessary privileges.
It's important to be careful when granting users
sudo privileges, as it can potentially give them access to sensitive system resources. Always use caution when editing the sudoers file, and consult the sudoers manual (
man sudoers) for guidance on syntax and best practices.