[K12OSN] were are phantom users located?

Rob Owens hick518 at yahoo.com
Fri May 26 13:43:28 UTC 2006

Do home directories still exist for the deleted users?
 Perhaps webmin is picking up on this?

--- Barry Cisna <cisna-barry at wc235.k12.il.us> wrote:

> Hello All,
> After batch deleting most all of our students for
> the years end, with
> the use of webmin,( to clear out files etc) I then
> "rebuilt" the
> userlist for upcoming schoo lyear, and readded the
> users to each of our
> servers. But one of the servers , when i readd the
> users with webmin
> shows " duplicate user "( as if the user is added
> already) and of course
> does not add this user? Ive looked through the
> passwd file,and they are
> surely not listed there. I even went so far as to
> totally delete
> webmin,,thinking the users were cached in webmin
> somehow from adding to
> the other servers.
> Were could webmin be seeing these users as existing?
> I did get all of my
> rebuilt list added to 3 other servers , with no
> probs.
> I searched webmin mailing list and couldn't find any
> hits on this.
> I did also delete the users from the samba password
> file as
> well,thinking this was causing the prob, still no
> joy.
> K12LTSP v 4.2.1
> Thanks,
> Barry Cisna
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