Completely remove user from system
techprosup at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 12:38:07 UTC 2010
We are using postfix with system user authentication, I have to completely
remove an user for the system so he couldn't auth to send e-mails.
Some coworkers told to just remove the lines from /etc/passwd and
/etc/master.passwd... I did that but the user still can authenticate.
using "pw user show XXX" returns that still have a register from the user
XXX but trying the "pw user del XXX" it says there is no such user..
I tried rmuser and here is the return:
# rmuser XXX
Matching password entry:
Is this the entry you wish to remove? y
Remove user's home directory (/home/XXXX)? y
Removing user (XXX): home passwdpw: user 'XXX' does not exist: No such file
There is any other thing that I can do to completely remove this user? It's
urgent 'cos it's sending a lot of spam mails :( and our server administrator
is on vacation :/
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