[p4] Deleting users
edew at resilience.com
Tue Aug 13 14:22:50 PDT 2002
Decided to create a developers group. That seems to have done the trick.
Todd Short wrote:
>That person is probably using P4Web and when it refreshes the display the
>user is created again. You probably don't have protections setup.
>If you do not have protections setup do the following, in order:
>1. create two groups, one for admins (e.g. admins) , and one for everyone
>else (e.g. sweng).
>2. Place yourself and other admins in the 'admin' group, place everyone else
>in the 'sweng' group.
>2a. Verify the contents of the 'admin' and 'sweng' group.
>3. Do p4 protect, using the following:
> list user * * -//...
> write group sweng * //...
> super group admins * //...
>The first line prevents anybody from doing anything, this includes creating
>users and thus eating licenses (we used to have someone accessing Perforce
>as 'Administrator' from one WinNT workstation all the time...). The second
>line allows those people in group 'sweng' to do all the things they need to
>do (checkout for edit, submit, etc.). The third line gives the 'admin' group
>(which you better be part of!) super-user rights. If you for get this third
>line, you will have a BIG mess. Until you run the 'p4 protect' command, the
>groups have no meaning.
>//tshort at cisco.com
>//"One if by land, two if by sea, three if by the Internet."
>>From: perforce-user-admin at perforce.com
>>[mailto:perforce-user-admin at perforce.com]On Behalf Of Eric Dew
>>Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 2:49 PM
>>To: perforce-user at perforce.com
>>Subject: [p4] Deleting users
>>I'm the administrator, so I have removing users capability.
>> p4 user -f -d <username>
>>Response is that user is deleted. I then type
>> p4 users
>>and the username isn't there anymore. Five, ten minutes
>>later, I check
>>p4 users and voila,
>>the username is back up. What's the deal?
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