ROLEDEL(1M) Maintenance Commands ROLEDEL(1M)


NAME


roledel - delete a role's login from the system

SYNOPSIS


roledel [-r] role


DESCRIPTION


The roledel utility deletes a role account from the system and makes the
appropriate account-related changes to the system file and file system.
roledel also removes the role from each user's list of assumable roles.

OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-r
Remove the role's home directory from the system. This directory
must exist. The files and directories under the home directory
will no longer be accessible following successful execution of the
command.

If the role's home directory is located on a separate ZFS file
system and the /etc/default/useradd file contains the parameter
MANAGE_ZFS set to the value YES, the file system will be destroyed.


OPERANDS


The following operands are supported:

role
An existing role name to be deleted.


EXIT STATUS


The following exit values are returned:

0
Successful completion.


2
Invalid command syntax. A usage message for the roledel command is
displayed.


6
The account to be removed does not exist.


8
The account to be removed is in use.


10
Cannot update the /etc/group or /etc/user_attr file but the login
is removed from the /etc/passwd file.


12
Cannot remove or otherwise modify the home directory.


FILES


/etc/default/useradd
configuration file for user and role administrative
commands


/etc/passwd
system password file


/etc/shadow
system file containing roles' encrypted passwords and
related information


/etc/group
system file containing group definitions


/etc/user_attr
system file containing additional role attributes


SEE ALSO


auths(1), passwd(1), profiles(1), roles(1), groupadd(1M), groupdel(1M),
groupmod(1M), logins(1M), roleadd(1M), rolemod(1M), useradd(1M),
userdel(1M), usermod(1M), zfs(1M), passwd(4), prof_attr(4), user_attr(4),
attributes(5)

NOTES


The roledel utility only deletes an account definition that is in the
local /etc/group, /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, and /etc/user_attr file.
file. If a network name service is being used to supplement the local
/etc/passwd file with additional entries, roledel cannot change
information supplied by the network name service.


January 7, 2018 ROLEDEL(1M)