usermod fails with "user is currently logged in"
Today, I needed to move a user's home directory from "/home" to "/export" on CentOS 6.4. It should have been a piece cake with the following command:
However, usermod produced the following error message:
Using the command 'w' showed that the user xyz was not logged in. I was forced to reboot the machine before I was able to perform that task. Anyone know what causes this problem?
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