Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118303
unable to delete users in adminstration section
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:04:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
In Administration I am unable to delete a user. When I
click 'delete' I get 'User Delete Failed'
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.search for user 'david'
2. click name link
3. click delete user
Actual Results: I get 'User Delete Failed'
Expected Results: I should be able to delete user
In this case the user has left the council so there is a security
risk, thus I want to get him off the system. He has published items
in the past. I can get around this by changing his password but I'd
rather delete him complelety.
As a general rule it is impossible to delete a user if they have ever
created any objects (eg, content) within the system, since the user
information is required for auditing purposes. The solution is to
login as admin & change their password so they can no longer access