SUMMARY: Restricting number of individual user logins.

From: Mark P. Beckman (
Date: Wed Mar 05 1997 - 16:13:41 CST


We've been having a problem with individual users logging into our
financials database system multiple times. This essentially causes this
system (with 3 GB of RAM) to start swapping around end/beginning of the

My question: is there any way to restrict the number of times a user can

There is the possibility of a script, but I want to avoid that.

Will summarize.


Thanks to all who responded.

The overriding suggestion was to try "idled", which is located at

which supports limiting the total number of logins, or the total number
of logins per user.

Mark P. Beckman |
Technical Systems Analyst/SysAdmin | Anyway, that's my story,
GE Capital Fleet Services | and I'm sticking with it... |
                       My opinions/comments...Not GE's.

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