Re: [Emerald] Feature Suggestion

Ed Miller ( (no email) )
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 08:40:36 -0400


Along the same lines as the email below.
When an account is inactivated rename the directory with a special
character in the front. This would stop a web page from being displayed
until the account is reactivated, at which time the character could be
I know in the next major release. ;-)

> Dale:
> I don't about anyone else, but orphaned home directories are a constant
> problem for me. I try to stay on top of it, of course, but it doesn't
> always work out that way. Now that we've automated the process of
> home directories and have Serv-U authenticating through Emerald, the
> can only get worse (in other words, yes, I am getting spoiled). :D I
> realize that this could probably be done with some kind of stored
> and trigger, but I wouldn't know where to start.
> Would it be possible, in an upcoming release of Emerald, to include a
> feature for deleting a user's ftp directory at the same time his MBR is
> deleted? It would have to be understood by the person deleting the record
> that this was going to happen, but that should be a non-issue since we're
> only supposed to allow those we trust to delete records anyway. To
> this would only occur when an MBR is *deleted* not when an account is
> in arrears. For those that don't want this feature, perhaps it could be
> disabled in Emerald Admin.
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