User Creation and Deletion and add them to sudoers and a custom linux user group

Bash / Linux Commands

Add and remove a user on a linux server set the password and add them to the list of sudoers. 


The 'psaserv' group is for plesk so the user can have access to the plesk files


User Creation and Deletion

Adding users
To add a user to a linux server, set the password, add them to the psaserv group, and also add them to the list of sudoers use the following commands below.
$ useradd johndoe
$ passwd johndoe(input password twice)
$ vi /etc/group (add new user onto end of psaserv line
$ vi /etc/sudoers (add following below similar entries:)
johndoe ALL=(ALL) ALL

To remove a user called johndoe you can see if one exists by using cat, then delete the user, and use cat again to see if the user is removed.
$ cat /etc/passwd | grep -i johndoe
$ userdel johndoe
$ cat /etc/passwd | grep -i johndoe