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Re: Logging users off..

Richard.Dansereau@ee.umanitoba.ca wrote:

>Hi all!

>I was wondering if Debian has any admin programs that would allow
>root to log off a user and kill off all of their processes?

Yes, try the fancy little program called "slay" which can easily be
located at sunsite, it workes just fine; simply "slay username" and it
kills all the processes of the user and thus kicking him out.
>We have tried simple scripts which would do a kill on all user
>processes.  Unfortunately this has given some other problems
>with not always logging the user off properly in the utmp
>file and not always getting xdm to pop the login screen back
>on the console.


>Richard Dansereau
>Email: rdanse@pobox.com          Home page:  http://pobox.com/~rdanse
>Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Manitoba - Canada

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