On Mon, 15 Feb 2010, Seth Vidal wrote:
On Mon, 15 Feb 2010, Mike McGrath wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Feb 2010, Paul Frields wrote:
>> can remove accounts in the Fedora Account System. We probably need a
>> SOP on the wiki for this, since I couldn't find information on how
>> exactly this is done and whom should be contacted in the FAS page.
>> I'm cc'ing the infrastructure list to see if I missed this somewhere.
>> * * *
> We've never deleted an account before and shouldn't do it for various
> conflicts with that. In particular the two pieces that, once created must
> never change, are the username and UID. Neither of which are considered
> What users can do is remove all other info in their account and set it to
Something to consider as a FAS feature is to have
reserved/protected/expired userids - so we can terminate users but make
sure their uid/username is never reused.
We have three states for an account, active, inactive, vacation, disabled.
When an admin sets it as disabled it effectively does what you have
suggested above but we almost never use it.