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One of my team mate created an ID on an old HP-UX server and upon multiple fail login, he got his ID locked and the terminal locked as well.

Now, when I login, it says Terminal is disabled -- see Account Administrator.

How do I go about unlocking the terminal and his ID?

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So he locked out the root account? – rackandboneman Dec 11 '12 at 11:08
No, he just locked out his own account. The root and backup root ID is still available. Thanks – Hasrat Dec 11 '12 at 13:30

I don't know about the "unlocking the terminal", but you can unlock the user account with:

userdbset -d -u <username> auth_failures
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It sounds like you don't normally administer this system, so you may find it easier to use the sam command to launch System Management Homepage, a menu-driven admin application.

If you're running a very old version of HP-UX, the sam command will actually run the older System Administration Managerserver" application.

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Hi, I have used the Accounts for Users and Groups option in sam before. But may I know where do I unlock the terminal from the sam application? – Hasrat Dec 11 '12 at 15:34

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