How do I give a user Sudo access in Centos?

I need to give a user named wjobs sudo access in CentOS to restart the Apache web server. How do I give a user Sudo access in Centos Linux?

  1. In CentOS Linux all members of the wheel group have sudo access. So all you have to do is add the user to wheel group
  2. To add an existing user named foo to wheel group, run:
    usermod -aG wheel foo
  3. To add a new user named bar to wheel group and give a user sudo access in CentOS, type:
    adduser -G wheel bar
    passwd bar
  4. That is all see the following url for more info about adding a user sudo access in CentOS Linux version 6/7/8.

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