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Old 10-03-2013
Close UNIX terminal


In one of the circumstances, my manager asked my password and opened unix terminal (Putty) with my user credentials. Its been more than 2 days that terminal is opened (saw it through finger command). How do I close that terminal which is not opened in my pc. I'm very uncomfortable of the putty session opened with my user credentials in my manager's pc.

Please no advices of giving my password to my manager. I have already done it. So please let me know if there is a way to close it from pc as the putty session is opened with my user id and passwords.
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Old 10-03-2013
Log in and kill the session/process. As it will be your user name, you don't even need root privileges.
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Old 10-03-2013
Login to the system where he has logged on as you and kill the process.
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Old 10-03-2013
@ RudiC. I want to just kill the session. I cannot go to his cube and kill it. I just want to kill it without his intervention or going to his desk. How do I recognise from my putty session about the session that he opened in his pc and kill it.

@blackrageous. He logged into his system. I cannot go to his cube and do it.

He has very little knowledge in Unix and I do not want any mess with my login credentials.
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Old 10-03-2013
You are not going to his cube. You log in to the target system, and then look for the PID of his session, and kill that.
Or, why don't you ask him to close it from his PC?
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Old 10-03-2013
You could in the future have your terminal time out after lets say 20min of inactivity and the server would log him off. This way you will not have to do anything.
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Old 10-03-2013
Originally Posted by bitlord
You could in the future have your terminal time out after lets say 20min of inactivity and the server would log him off. This way you will not have to do anything.
How would I do the time out. Is there any command.
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