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Change the default screen unlock behavior substantially
Authored by: mkluskens on Jan 07, '08 06:14:34AM

Use the Security setting to force login out after 10 minutes of inactivity -- of course this will fail if the user leaves applications running with unsaved changes, but it is an improvement over your current status.

Multiuser logins (Accounts, Login Options) is turned on via fast user switching I believe and is another thing you absolutely should have turned on for that environment.

It is possible to force a login out via a cron job or remotely via ssh by killing the LoginWindow process, generally it's better to kill the user's processes before killing the LoginWindow Process. I use this under 10.4 to force the kids off the computer before dinner time. You'd probably want something fancier if you have to go this route.



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