Re: Lock Account

From: Jim Geovedi (
Date: 02/21/03

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    From: Jim Geovedi <>

    On Fri, 21 Feb 2003 11:12:46 -0800 Brian Hatch wrote:
    > Still doesn't work if the user has alternate authentication methods,
    > such as SSH identities, which do not require valid /etc/shadow
    > entries. Better to remove the whole account by editing /etc/passwd.

    How about using FreeBSD's method to lock the user? by prepending the
    string `*LOCKED*' to the beginning of the password field in shadow
    file to preven successful auth

            Jim Geovedi <>