>> On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>>>>> while read user; do
>>> userdel -r $user
>>> done < class_of_2006.list
>>>> And then students of the class of 2007 find they each may have access to
>> 'stale' files of a student of 2006.
>> would formatting the drives and reinstalling the system be out of the question?
I want to avoid the whole configuration of NIS/NFS. It works currently -
I can't guarantee that I would get it work again in time for imminent
practicals, as it's been almost exactly 1 year since I last configured NIS.
> what if the /home is held on a hard drive which can be wiped or replaced at
> the end of the year?
This is in fact the case - and I intend to replace that disk, but I
still need (want?) to remove the users from system.
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