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Allow Informix to kill sessions not only limited by session-id

Informix should be able to kill sessions not only limited by session-id:
For example:
If a admin should kill sessions from a specific user or host a script is needed.

So it would be helpfull if onmode -z would accept following syntax for example:
$ onmode -z user=SomeSessionsFromUser2Kill
$ onmode -z host=SomeSessionsFromHost2Kill

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  • Dec 19 2019
  • Submitted
Why is it useful?
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Admins
How should it work?

The workaround for the problem at the moment is:
Killing User sessions from specific user:
$ USER2KILL=testuser; export USER2KILL
$ SIDS=`onstat -g ses | gawk '{if(NR>5){if(NF==9){if($2==ENVIRON["USER2KILL"]){printf("%s ",$1)}}}}'`
$ for SID in $SIDS
onmode -z $SID

Killing User sesions from specific host:
$ HOST2KILL=testhost; export HOST2KILL
$ SIDS=`onstat -g ses | gawk '{if(NR>5){if(NF==9){if($5==ENVIRON["HOST2KILL"]){printf("%s ",$1)}}}}'`
$ for SID in $SIDS
onmode -z $SID

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification
Customer Name ProSiebenSat.1 Tech Solutions GmbH
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