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Re: sudo access - proper method?



Rohit khaladkar wrote:
> I always edit the sudoers file.
>
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Matty Sarro <msarro gmail com> wrote:
>
>> Hey everyone,
>> Just curious - when creating a new user, what is the proper method of
>> giving them sudo access? Is it by appending them to the wheel group,
>> or is it modifying the /etc/sudoers file? I appreciate any help.

Rhoit, don't top post.

Matty: ABSOLUTELY, USE visudo - do *not* just edit it. visudo does syntax
checking, and so when you get out, you can be reasonably sure you won't be
locked out....

       mark



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