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Old 08-16-2017
What is the command to add user to sudo?

Hi guys,
I would like to add a new user and add him to sudo.
appreciated if someone can give me the command to do so.

Thanks
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Old 08-16-2017
visudo and add the user or, if you have an administrative group (eg. wheel) add the user to the group with adduser $USERNAME wheel
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Old 08-16-2017
This is not really an AIX question. Rather, it is a sudo question and the solution will depend on how you have configured sudo.

The key file is located, usually, at /etc/sudoers.

The standard command for editing this file is: visudo

Hope this helps!
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Old 08-16-2017
the AIX command to create a new user is mkuser, but if you are asking, then I suggest to not try but to use the gui/txt administration interface: smitty ( txt ) /smit ( X11 ) by typing the shortcut
Code:
 smit/smitty user

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