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Logging Out Other Users?

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The Question is:

I have been trying to find a command to logout users on the system. If I have a
 couple of users who do not read the message that VAX is going down. I would
 like to be able to log them off before shutting down. Do you know the command
 for that?

The Answer is :

  The system shutdown will log out the users for you, but you too can
  use the STOP/ID command if you wish to delete the users manually.
  There is no mechanism integrated and shipped with OpenVMS that will
  allow you to to issue the LOGOUT command in the context of another
  (and non-cooperating) user process.
  A related topic -- idle-process killers and terminal time-out tools
  -- is referenced in the OpenVMS FAQ.

answer written or last revised on ( 13-JAN-2003 )

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