Fedora 21
Sponsored Link

Add a User
2014/12/10
[1] Add a common user account.
[root@localhost ~]#
useradd fedora

[root@localhost ~]#
passwd fedora

Changing password for user fedora.
New UNIX password:
# set password

Retype new UNIX password:
# confirm

passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
[root@localhost ~]#
# logout

[2] Try to switch to a user that was added above.
dlp login:
fedora
# input user name

password:
# password

[fedora@localhost ~]$
su -
# switch to root

Password:
# root password

[root@localhost ~]#
# just switched to root

[3] Make a user (it's [fedora] in this example) be only a user who can switch to root as an administration user.
[root@localhost ~]#
usermod -G wheel fedora

[root@localhost ~]#
vi /etc/pam.d/su
#%PAM-1.0
auth            sufficient      pam_rootok.so
# Uncomment the following line to implicitly trust users in the "wheel" group.
#auth           sufficient      pam_wheel.so trust use_uid
# Uncomment the following line to require a user to be in the "wheel" group.
# uncomment the following line

auth            required        pam_wheel.so use_uid
auth            substack        system-auth
auth            include         postlogin
account         sufficient      pam_succeed_if.so uid = 0 use_uid quiet
account         include         system-auth
password        include         system-auth
session         include         system-auth
session         include         postlogin
session         optional        pam_xauth.so
Matched Content
 
Tweet