[Mageia-sysadm] ldp account deletion

Maât maat-ml at mageia.biz
Fri Nov 16 08:01:59 CET 2012

Le 15/11/2012 14:57, Thomas Backlund a écrit :
> 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.
> -- 
> Thomas

Ok understood and agreed.

Thanks for answering.

Just a thing : french law requires that his personal data (name, email,
ssh key, postal adddress) are removed upon user request.

What can we do for that ?


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