disable account

disable account [all {admin|user | name]


Disables the specified account locally.

Syntax Description

all Specifies that all accounts, or all accounts of a certain type, will be disable.
admin Specifies that all administrative accounts will be disabled locally.
user Specifies that all user accounts, including Lawful-Intercept accounts, will be disabled locally.
name Specifies the name of the account that will be disabled locally.



Usage Guidelines

If the user is disabled locally, the user's login will fail.

Disabling accounts affects the following northbound interfaces:
  • Console
  • SSH
  • HTTP
  • XML

If you disable all administrative accounts, you can use the failsafe account.


The following example disables all user accounts.

disable account all user


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 15.7.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, and X695 series switches.