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tutorials:vps_centos [2011/04/30 15:03]
clemens created
tutorials:vps_centos [2012/01/16 02:21]
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 ===== Contents ===== ===== Contents =====
  
-  * [[#basics|Basics]] +  * [[#​Basics]] 
-  * [[#networking|Networking]] +  * [[#​Networking]] 
-  * [[#ssh|Setting up SSH]] +  * [[#Setting up SSH]] 
-  * [[#security|Security]] +  * [[#​Security]] 
-  * [[#software|Software Management]] +  * [[#Software Management]] 
-  * [[#reference|References]]+  * [[#​References]]
  
 ===== Basics ===== ===== Basics =====
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 It is a good habit to create a regular user account for working, using su to obtain root privileges as needed. To create a regular user account: It is a good habit to create a regular user account for working, using su to obtain root privileges as needed. To create a regular user account:
  
-  useradd -Gwheel ​&lt;username&gt;+  useradd -Gwheel ​<username>
  
 This user will be able to perform administrative tasks by runing su to obtain superuser privileges using the root password. CentOS ships with sudo installed, so adding the new user to wheel group and editing /​etc/​sudoers with //visudo// to uncoment the following line: This user will be able to perform administrative tasks by runing su to obtain superuser privileges using the root password. CentOS ships with sudo installed, so adding the new user to wheel group and editing /​etc/​sudoers with //visudo// to uncoment the following line: