Jaiwant Mulik on Thu, 4 Sep 2003 10:25:15 -0400

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RE: [PLUG] ghost user

The tty is pts/3 and pts/4 on who. /dev/pts is empty (except for 0) 

On Thu, 2003-09-04 at 10:08, Ruse, Kevin KPSI wrote:
> What does it say for the tty on the who? Can you do an fuser on that device
> to see what process has it open?
> Kevin Ruse
> Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jaiwant Mulik [mailto:jmulik@temple.edu]
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 9:53 AM
> To: plug
> Subject: [PLUG] ghost user
> Hi all,
> On my server `who` tells me that a jdoe is logged in. I just disabled
> the account, but cannot force the already logged in jdoe out. What is
> strange is that no jdoe login processes/shells show up in `ps -auxww`
> and jdoe's shell in /etc/passwd was /bin/false.
> After all this `who` still shows the person still logged in. Any idea
> who to forcibly log this person out ?
> bye,
Jaiwant Mulik <jmulik@temple.edu>

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