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    The pw utility is a command-line utility for the FreeBSD system user and group files, allowing the superuser an easy to use and standardized way of adding, modifying and removing users and groups. Same utility provides ability to locking or unlocking FreeBSD user accounts.
    FreeBSD locking an account command

    Syntax:
    Code:
    pw lock {username}
    Example

    Lock user account named vivek. Login as a root user and type following command:
    Code:
    # pw
    lock vivek FreeBSD unlocking an account command

    Syntax:
    Code:
    pw unlock {username}
    Last edited by Meer; 10-03-2010 at 08:39 PM.

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