My notebook


July 2016

Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on CentOS 6.5

Step 1: Add the User

adduser mynewuser

Set the password for the new user:

passwd mynewuser

Step 2: Grant Root Privileges to the User


Find the following code:

## Allow root to run any commands anywhere
root ALL=(ALL) ALL

mynewuser ALL=(ALL) ALL

Save the file with the command :wq .


Installing text mode setup tool

yum install setuptool system-config-securitylevel-tui authconfig system-config-network-tui ntsysv


setuptool : text setup tool console
system-config-securitylevel-tui : for configuring the firewall
authconfig : for configuring authentication
system-config-network-tui : for configuring the network
ntsysv : for configuring the system services


Esxi warning “SSH for the host has been enabled:


Go to your host, click the configuration tab, click “advanced settings”, go to “UserVars” and scroll all the way down to “UserVars.SuppressShellWarning” change the value from 0 to 1.

disable esxi shell warning

Deprecated VMFS volume(s) found on the host

Deprecated VMFS volume(s) found on the host. Please consider upgrading volume(s) to the latest version”

Capture restart


Resources: VMware

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