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Re: How to mail the name of the user that logged off?



On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 01:19 -0700, Brian Mury wrote:
> Hi Frank,
> 
> On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 01:09 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> > Fair enough.  But I think your users habits would have little in common with a
> > majority of today's Fedora users.
> > 
> > As the default shell on Fedora and Red Hat systems, the inertia factor alone
> > makes most folks just use bash and leave it at that.
> 
> You are, of course correct. The issue, however, is not which shell is
> used by the majority of users, but how to have a command run when a user
> logs out. You as much as admit the problem when you say "a majority" and
> "most". Putting it in ~/.bash_logout will not guarantee this because
> there is no guarantee that all users are using/will continue to use
> bash.
> 
> > I suppose one could remove all alternative shells from Fedora and in
> > that way
> > force people to use bash, if it was really an important objective.
> 
> That would work, so long as the user doesn't modify ~/.bash_logout. Or
> put the same command in the logout scripts used by the other available
> shells (again, this could break if the user modifies those files).
> 
> Oh, you don't have to actually remove the other shells, just
> edit /etc/shells - it controls which shells users are allowed to choose.
> 
> 

Searching the Internet, I came across

http://dries.eu/rpmpackages/package/pam_script/pam_script/index.html

I had trouble finding documentation for pam_script.  A link is broken.

Anyone have any experience with pam_script?  Would this do the job?





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