rmuser - Remove users


rmuser [ -p ] [ -f file ] user


Rmuser removes accounts from the system’s password file, and deletes the user directories and any system files (mail, etc) associated with the user. More than one user can be removed by specifying multiple names.

To remove many users, the a list of names to be read from a disk file by using the -f option followed by the name of the file containing the list. This file must be formatted such that each line starts with the login name of the user to remove. If there is any more text on the same line following the name, a tab or space character must separate it.

If the -p option is given, progress information is displayed as it works.


system storage for user’s data files,
user’s home directory,
user’s mailbox.

See Also

flip(ADM), maint(ADM)