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Old 02-05-2009, 09:06 AM   #1
Drasylera
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way to set user account expiration


hello I'm working in Ubuntu 6.10 I was wondering if there was a way to make a user account logout after a certain amount of time preferably in hours and minutes?

thanks for the help :-)
 
Old 02-05-2009, 09:18 AM   #2
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Look at timeouts

http://www.digipedia.pl/man/timeouts.5.html
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The timeouts file is used by timeoutd (8) to impose limits on what times particular users or groups of users can login on particular terminals, how long a user can be idle (no activity on the terminal), how long a user can be logged in for in a single session and how much time a user can spend on a set of terminals each day.
 
  


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