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SysAdmin: Howto Remove a User and Improve Security

Mar 24, 2006, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

[ Thanks to Tom Adelstein for this link. ]

"Employee turnover in most organizations runs high. So unless you run a small shop with a stable user base, you need to learn how to clean up after an employee leaves. Too many so-called system administrators do not understand the stakes involved when they manage users. Disgruntled former employees can often cause significant trouble for a company by gaining access to the network.

"To remove a user, you need to learn to manage all of his or her files, mailboxes, mail aliases, print jobs, recurring --(automatic) personal processes such as the backing up of data or remote syncing of directories, and other references to the user..."

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