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kas_unlock

Section: AFS Command Reference (8)
Updated: OpenAFS
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NAME

kas unlock - Unlocks a locked user account 

SYNOPSIS

kas unlock << -name <authentication ID >>>
    << [-admin_username <admin principal to use for authentication] >>>
    << [-password_for_admin <admin password] >>> << [-cell <cell name] >>>
    << [-servers <explicit list of authentication servers+] >>>
    [-noauth] [-help]

kas u << -na <authentication ID >>>
    << [-a <admin principal to use for authentication] >>>
    << [-p <admin password] >>> << [-c <cell name] >>>
    << [-s <explicit list of authentication servers+] >>> [-no] [-h] 

DESCRIPTION

The kas unlock command unlocks the Authentication Database entry namedby the -name argument. An entry becomes locked when the user exceedsthe limit on failed authentication attempts, generally by providing thewrong password to either an AFS-modified login utility or the klogcommand. Use the kas setfields command to set the limit and the lockouttime, and the kas examine command to examine the settings.

To unlock all locked user accounts at once, shutdown the kaserverprocess on every database server machine, and remove the/usr/afs/local/kaauxdb file from each one. The kaserver processrecreates the file as it restarts. 

OPTIONS


-name <authentication ID>
Names the Authentication Database entry to unlock.
-admin_username <admin principal>
Specifies the user identity under which to authenticate with theAuthentication Server for execution of the command. For more details, seethe kas(8) manpage.
-password_for_admin <admin password>
Specifies the password of the command's issuer. If it is omitted (asrecommended), the kas command interpreter prompts for it and does notecho it visibly. For more details, see the kas(8) manpage.
-cell <cell name>
Names the cell in which to run the command. For more details, seethe kas(8) manpage.
-servers <authentication servers>+
Names each machine running an Authentication Server with which toestablish a connection. For more details, see the kas(8) manpage.
-noauth
Assigns the unprivileged identity anonymous to the issuer. For moredetails, see the kas(8) manpage.
-help
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options areignored.
 

EXAMPLES

In the following example, an administrator using the admin accountunlocks the entry for jones:

   % kas unlock -name jones -admin_username admin   Administrator's (admin) Password:
 

PRIVILEGE REQUIRED

The issuer must have the ADMIN flag set on his or her AuthenticationDatabase entry. 

SEE ALSO

the kas(8) manpage,the kas_examine(8) manpage,the kas_setfields(8) manpage,the klog(1) manpage 

COPYRIGHT

IBM Corporation 2000. <http://www.ibm.com/> All Rights Reserved.

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Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
PRIVILEGE REQUIRED
SEE ALSO
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