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How to create a user account with the same privileges as the root user (Doc ID 2221692.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A user account needs to be created with the same privileges as the root user, so it can be used to run administrative tasks.


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