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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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lock

Synopsis

lock [options]

Place a lock on the current shell session, preventing anyone from typing to the prompt without first entering a password or waiting until the end of the timeout period.

Options

-p

Use the user's system password instead of prompting to create a new one-time password.

-t timeout

Unlock the prompt in timeout minutes instead of the default 15 minutes.

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