[Mageia-sysadm] ldp account deletion

Maât maat-ml at mageia.biz
Mon Nov 26 21:00:54 CET 2012

Le 16/11/2012 08:19, Sander Lepik a écrit :
> 16.11.2012 09:01, Maât kirjutas:
>> 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 ?
>> Maât
> AFAIK he should be able to do that by himself.
> --
> Sander

ldp seems to feel his case was not taken seriously... i took the risk to
disable and anonymize his forum account


If he tries to reconnect while his account is still valid on identity i
have no clue of what could happen

I suggested him to come here and discuss directly with identity masters



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