1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 1, 2013 6:11 AM by arjun.sengupta RSS

    Disable user accounts on Unix, Linux resorces

      Hi Everyone

      I try to understand disable user account action on Unix, Linux systems

      In Resource reference doc. I see the next:

      Linux does not natively support Waveset enable and disable actions.
      Waveset simulates enabling and disabling accounts by changing the
      user password. The changed password is exposed on enable actions,
      but it is not exposed on disable actions.
      As a result, enable and disable actions are processed as update actions.
      Any before or after actions that have been configured to operate on
      updates will execute.

      So what kind of commands waveset using for this action:

      passwd -l <Username>
      or just change password?