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Old 05-19-2009, 05:51 AM   #1
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how logout old session

hi guyz!
hope you could help me out...i can't find any solution close to my problem.
i wanted to logout all users with login sessions older than 1day, how do i create a script for this? most of my users forget to logout their session properly and sometimes this session causes high cpu usage on my machine. so, i wanted to automate a script that will logout their session older than one day.
i'm not sure if i can do a simple grep of user with login session older than one day...please help.
Old 05-19-2009, 08:25 AM   #2
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Use 'who -u' to work out who is in and then use a 'date' comparison to see if it's older than a day. If so, 'kill'

Have a crack at a bash script to do this yourself first and if you get stuck shout us and we'll give you some pointers.


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