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How to deal host admin inactivity

  • The container SSH access to be LOCKED for system admins who are not logged into the host for 30 days

  • The container SSH access to be REMOVED for system admins who are not logged into the host for 90 days

  • The control plane SSH access to be LOCKED for system admins who are not logged into the host for 30 days

  • The control plane SSH access to be REMOVED for system admins who are not logged into the host for 90 days

  • Guest
  • Aug 21 2020
  • Needs more information
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Client
How should it work?

There should be a way to automatically lock and drop host admin access on the Linux (container and control plane).

Idea Priority Urgent
Priority Justification We transition to NPS. Need to meet audit compliance
Client Name Blue Shield of CA
  • Guest commented
    6 Oct, 2020 03:20pm

    Thanks, Anson for your comment. I explained clearly about this requirement in Glenn's meeting and in the case and to a developer. It looks like it didn't pass on to you.

    If the user is inactive at AD, meaning if the user is not logging into his/her computer or on leave of absense, then the AD will lock his/her id entirely where your comment makes sense.

    Here is our requirement: If the user does not log in to Netezza/Cloud Pak, then access must be locked/dropped from that system leaving other system's access.

  • Admin
    Anson Kokkat commented
    6 Oct, 2020 02:28pm

    The customer seems to be asking for, the ability for a user to be disabled automatically after a certain # of days and deleted after a certain # of days. I believe they should manage this thru their LDAP where they manage the user's existence and last login.

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