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Old 06-04-2004, 07:49 PM   #1
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logout others

is there a command to log out others that are logged in to my machine? Like if someone has logged in via ssh and I want them out.

thanks in advance

Old 06-04-2004, 07:54 PM   #2
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You can always find their ssh or bash process (depending how they are logged in) with ps, and kill it. That will knock them off the system.
Old 06-05-2004, 04:54 AM   #3
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I will explain explicitly here. DO the following steps :


1. ps -axj | grep "ssh"
2. kill -9 PID


1. ps -axj | grep "bash"
2. kill -9 PID

and you are done .
Old 06-07-2004, 11:09 AM   #4
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a harsher way, if you are root. netstat -something. find out their IP (you can do it with tcpdump as well). with the IP:

iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -s IP.OF.THE.VICTIM -j DROP

that should break the conection. I think it's that way... I'd have to check out at home to be completley sure.


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