[Mageia-sysadm] ldp account deletion

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Thu Nov 15 14:57:17 CET 2012

Pascal Terjan skrev 15.11.2012 14:42:
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Maât <maat-ml at mageia.biz
> <mailto:maat-ml at mageia.biz>> wrote:
>     Hi sysadmins,
>     We received a demand (on the forum) to delete ldp's account :
>     https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=3774
>     He confirmed in private message that he wants his accunt removed from
>     mageia systems.
>     I don't know precisely the process to follow so i perhaps made a mistake
>     in my answer.
> I don't think anyone does know, we probably need to check things like if
> he had posts on bugzilla and how bugzilla would react, etc
> Why would he want the account deleted and not only disabled? So that
> someone else can reuse it?

IIRC we decided to never remove a ldap account, only disable it, exactly 
so that no-one else could "impersonate" or reuse same name,
as all services will happily reuse the same login for a different user.


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