Create a User on Server

  • login as root ssh root@SERVER_IP
  • check if sudo is installed by sudo
  • if not
    • enable the su-mode su -
    • install sudo apt install sudo -y
    • check with visudo if the file contains these two lines, if not, add them
      # Allow members of group sudo to execute any command
      %sudo   ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL
  • add user with adduser USERNAME
  • give sudo power to the user usermod -aG sudo USERNAME
  • you can login as a user ssh USERNAME@SERVER_IP

 


Resources:

➡️https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/initial-server-setup-with-debian-9

➡️https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/354928/bash-sudo-command-not-found