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Old 03-20-2007, 02:17 AM   #1
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Question killing users who logon to server


how to kill remote users who logon to my server.
after typing who.........whats next
Old 03-20-2007, 02:32 AM   #2
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You could use ps to see the list of processes and filter it for the username. For example, if someone logs on as joeblogs, you could use:
ps aux | grep '^joeblogs'
You could then use the kill command to kill their shell and any other processes you didn't want running. This requires root access.

A better approach would be to stop them from logging on in the first place or at least limiting what they can run. Who are these remote users?


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