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Re: [K12OSN] Automatic user logout script?



I think your "pkill $ID" needs to be "pkill -u $ID"

pkill w/o options matches on process names, so you'd be trying to kill
processes called $ID rather than owned by $ID.

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Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
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Petre Scheie wrote:
> Yes, it should!  And here I had the gall--the gall!--to suggest to my
> son that he check his homework before handing it in to his teacher. 
> ;-)  Thanks Robert.
> 
> Petre
> 
> Robert Arkiletian wrote:
>> On 12/8/06, Petre Scheie <petre maltzen net> wrote:
>>> How about this:
>>>
>>> #!/bin/bash
>>> for ID in $(awk -F: '$3 >= 500 {print $1}')
>>
>> shouldn't that be
>>
>> for ID in $(awk -F: '$3 >= 500 {print $1}' /etc/passwd)
>>
>>> do
>>> pkill $ID
>>> done
>>>
>>> Put this into a file, make it executable (chmod +x), and then set
>>> root's crontab to run
>>> it at, say 5pm.  Fedora defaults to starting user UID numbers at 500
>>> and going up from
>>> there, so we avoid killing any system processes.
>>>
>>> Petre
>>>
>>> Jim Anderson wrote:
>>> > Is there a script available to automatically log out users at the
>>> end of
>>> > the day from K12LTSP?  I have users that tend to leave while still
>>> > logged in.  Relatedly, is there a way to force a logout remotely
>>> from a
>>> > terminal prompt as root?
>>> >
>>> > K12LTSP v.5.0
>>> > Dell Pentium D 2.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM
>>> > 24 GX1 clients
>>> >
>>> > Jim
>>> >
>>> >
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