Bug 423481 - How to disable password logins?
How to disable password logins?
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-users (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nils Philippsen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-12-13 10:01 EST by Andrew Cagney
Modified: 2016-08-10 08:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-08-10 08:28:27 EDT
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Description Andrew Cagney 2007-12-13 10:01:17 EST
Trying to create an account that doesn't accept password logins; for instance
~cvs.  Traditionally this was done by putting "*" in the password field of

When creating a user, there are no options at all.  When editing a user, there
are only options to expire the password.
Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2008-08-14 12:18:34 EDT
Seems sensible to have.
Comment 3 Nils Philippsen 2016-08-10 08:28:27 EDT
Thanks for taking the time to submit this request for enhancement.
Unfortunately, I haven't gotten around to implement this feature, sorry for

Because I don't actively develop system-config-users anymore, I won't likely
find the time to work on this ticket, so I'll close this bug now.

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