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server-administration:locking-user-shell-account [2010-08-23 12:18:19]
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-====== How to lock and unlock ​system user account ​======+====== How to Lock and Unlock ​System User Account ​======
  
 Disabling shell access doesn'​t fully lock a user out of a server. ​ They can still login via ftp/​pop/​imap/​smtp servers if they are running on the local server and are checking local user authentication. ​ Below you will find instructions on how to fully lock a system users account. Disabling shell access doesn'​t fully lock a user out of a server. ​ They can still login via ftp/​pop/​imap/​smtp servers if they are running on the local server and are checking local user authentication. ​ Below you will find instructions on how to fully lock a system users account.
  
 In this example we will lock the system user johnsmith In this example we will lock the system user johnsmith
-<code console>/bin/passwd -l johnsmith</​code>+<sxh shell>/​bin/​passwd -l johnsmith</​sxh>
  
 In this example we will unlock the system user johnsmith In this example we will unlock the system user johnsmith
-<code console>/bin/passwd -u johnsmith</​code>+<sxh shell>/​bin/​passwd -u johnsmith</​sxh>
  
  
  
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