We should sparingly rename a user account, and only do so when it is necessary (e.g. typo in the username).
To rename an individual account,
sorry the account with the old name and
note of why you are changing the username. To run
sorry you need
to be a root user. Follow the prompts of the script.
sudo sorry username_to_rename note -u username_to_rename
Then manually create an
calnetUID manually, and delete
callinkOID attribute. You will need
to be a root user to do this. Be sure to
note the reason and previous username
in the new account note file.
approve note -u new_username
When the user uses certain OCF webpage (e.g. password reset) that uses
to find associated OCF accounts, the user will see their old account in the
list of accounts drop-down menu. However, as the old account has been sorried,
the user cannot use the old account in any ways.