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Old 11-24-2009, 05:19 AM   #1
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want to lock user account if he is not logged in


Dear All
I am running a mail server with combination of dovecot,sendmail and squirremail as web client. I want to change the password of the user if he/she not logged in for 21 days.Please help in this regard
 
Old 11-24-2009, 05:37 AM   #2
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Would you by any chance be looking after msn or hotmail? It sounds like a M$ thing to do.
Are you logging logins? Write a script, list your users, and grep for them each in the last 21 days of logs
use head, tail, or cut to get the last 21 days worth
 
Old 11-24-2009, 06:04 AM   #3
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Suggest: use lastlog -t 21 to get list of users which last logged in more recent than 21 days. And after that, you can exclude them from actual users list (example: cat /etc/passwd | awk -F: '$3 > 500' | cut -d: -f1)

Or you can use lastlog with -u option.
 
Old 11-25-2009, 12:21 AM   #4
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Suggest: use lastlog -t 21 to get list of users which last logged in more recent than 21 days. And after that, you can exclude them from actual users list (example: cat /etc/passwd | awk -F: '$3 > 500' | cut -d: -f1)

Or you can use lastlog with -u option.
The users are restricted to FTP and TELNET.They logged only through web mail client. So how can i use lastlog.
 
Old 11-25-2009, 02:14 AM   #5
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The users are restricted to FTP and TELNET.They logged only through web mail client. So how can i use lastlog.
Sorry, I misunderstood your first post.

I am not familiar with Squirrelmail but I think you can try some of the plugins:
http://squirrelmail.org/plugin_view.php?id=123
http://squirrelmail.org/plugin_view.php?id=117
http://squirrelmail.org/plugin_view.php?id=25
 
  


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