troubleshooting Question

Changing usernames for replacement positions

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Taylor HuckstepFlag for United States of America asked on
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I have an employee who likes to just disable an account when a user leaves and then enable it and change the username to the new employee.

What are the communities thoughts on this?

I can say I am leaning towards not being a fan just for security purposes (I.e. reevaluating security permissions and group memberships with each new hire, muddying any sort of audit trail, etc).  

I don’t have a really strong reason, so looking for your thoughts.


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