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How to Setup a sudo Switch to Another User That Has no Password or ssh Key Set? (Doc ID 2451340.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle Linux Cloud Service - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Setup a sudo access to a specific user to switch to another user that has no password of ssh key set.

This is described in a OCI / OCI-C Linux environment, but it is also applicable to any other standalone or physical server. In OCI or OCI-C the user opc/ubuntu(accordingly to the used OS) has sudo permission to make root access changes. In another environment, it needs the same root access.


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