[Systems] Fixed: The user has not setup an home page

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 22:29:14 EST 2018

A few people on the list are still active: tgilliard for example. And
please keep cjl's account around.

On Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 10:21 PM Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:

> On 11/7/18 10:20 AM, James Cameron wrote:
> > Small typo in sunjammer:/etc/skel/public_html has been fixed, and
> > copied to affected users public_html/
> >
> > ajay aleph anurag aperez arun aurora ayush bashintosh benzea caroline
> > christophd cjb cjl crodas dcastelo dcrossland dsd dvd earias erikg
> > fran godiard ishan jminor kaametza kandarpk leio mako manusheel marco
> > martasd martin mokurai mostro mstone mtd mukul mvn naufraghi neeraj
> > nubae peaceojemeh pflores piro rasky rralcala rsl sergiodj shanjit sj
> > socialhelp tal tuukka werner woody wwdillingham
> >
> > Know any of these users are inactive?  Perhaps we should remove them.
> >
> > There are 119 user home directories on sunjammer.
> There's an old cronjob to find users with expired ldap passwords and
> notify them by email: /etc/cron.weekly/check_pwd_expire
> I ran a modified version that doesn't send email to generate this list:
> Note: user alsroot password has expired since 668 days
> Warning: user asharma has no LDAP entry
> Note: user bashintosh password has expired since 1197 days
> Warning: user dcrossland has no LDAP entry
> Note: user francis password has expired since 821 days
> Note: user francocorrea password has expired since 912 days
> Note: user mako password has expired since 898 days
> Note: user martasd password has expired since 954 days
> Note: user mstone password has expired since 1107 days
> Note: user quidam password has expired since 1068 days
> Note: user rolf password has expired since 991 days
> Note: user rralcala password has expired since 820 days
> Note: user sam password has expired since 429 days
> Warning: user tgilliard has no LDAP entry
> There's also system-userdel, a convenient script which removes users
> from ldap and other places and moves their home to /home/_disabled
> Feel free to to do delete all these users, except sam and rralcala who
> are still active. User tgilliard is actually Tgilliard in ldap... weird :-)
> Providing shell accounts to developers was still fashionable 10 years
> ago, but with things like GitLab which support the entire development ->
> release -> web deployment cycle, I no longer see the reason in most
> cases. Developer accounts have become a huge security concern due to the
> various CPU exploits, so I would avoid giving out more shell accounts to
> people who are not supposed to be root anyway.
> --
>  _ // Bernie Innocenti
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Walter Bender
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