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Old 01-14-2008
PHP Killing idle users TIA

I wrote a script to kill users idle more than 1/2 hour, ignoring those in an exception list. Here is the script as it is now:

#! /usr/bin/awk -f

system("who -u | sort +5 > /tmp/loginfile");
system("echo User Sessions Killed > /tmp/killedlogins");
system("echo `date` >> /tmp/killedlogins");
while (getline < "/tmp/loginfile") {
if (((timearray[1] == "old") || (timearray[1] >= 1) || (timearray[2] >= 30)) &&
($1 != "Exclusion1") &&
($1 != "Exclusion2") &&
($1 != "Exclusion3") &&
($1 != "Exclusion4")) { {
system("kill -9 " $7);
print $1, "[Idle " $6 "] Session terminated from " $8 >> "/tmp/killedlogins";
system("rm /tmp/loginfile");
system("chmod 644 /tmp/killedlogins");

This works fine until one of the excluded users is idle until they become "old". How can I change this so that it still terminates users after 30 minutes and still ignores people on the exclusion list but only until they become "old" and then terminate them too?

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Old 01-14-2008
UNIX IN THE ENTERPRISE - Killing Idle Logins with idled

Idled is far from perfect but it would make your life easier than this.

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Old 01-14-2008
I'll check it out. Thanks for the quick response.
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