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

roledel - delete a role's login from the system

roledel [-r] role

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.

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.

The following operands are supported:

role

An existing role name to be deleted.

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.

/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

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)

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 OmniOS