Accounts should be disabled (UNIX)

Module: Account Integrity

This check examines login shells, passwords, and the .rhosts file to identify and report user accounts that should be, but are not, disabled. Use the check's name list to include users such as bin and adm in the check. If you also enable the check, Disabled accounts, that check will automatically exclude the user accounts that are included for this check.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Accounts should be disabled

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: ESM Administrative Information

UNIX (5166)

Title: Account not disabled

Description:The named accounts should be, but are not, disabled. You should disable these accounts.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]