Passwd aging: Deleting inactive users from the file system (Doc ID 1012551.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms
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Goal

There is no distinguishing parameter in the /etc/shadow file when an account goes inactive or expires. At this time there is also no log or command to show the inactive/expired accounts. Here are ways the customer can detect the inactive user and delete them if desire.

Solution

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