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OCI - Can Unused Service Accounts Deleted from /etc/passwd (Doc ID 2682824.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


Can default Service accounts deleted from OCI instance due to security or audit reason ?


libstoragemgmt:x:NNN:NNN:daemon account for libstoragemgmt:/var/run/lsm:/sbin/nologinibstoragemgmt
oracle-cloud-agent:x:NNN:NNN:System user for the Oracle cloud agent:/var/lib/oracle-cloud-agent:/usr/sbin/nologin
polkitd:x:NNN:NNN:User for polkitd:/:/sbin/nologin
systemd-network:x:NNN:NNN:systemd Network Management:/:/sbin/nologin
sssd:x:NNN:NN:User for sssd:/:/sbin/nologin 


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