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Old 07-24-2005, 04:23 AM   #1
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Force logoff


I seem to have a stray user on my server. How do I force that user instance to log off?

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Old 07-24-2005, 09:19 PM   #2
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try
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# su user
$ logout
That may work :-)
 
Old 07-24-2005, 09:35 PM   #3
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Use the "skill" command:

skill 9 -u userid

If there are multiple logins, and you only want to kill one, then use the "w" command to find the tty, and use the '-t' option on skill.
 
  


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