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log off

To sign out of one's account, as on a computer or some digital platform, such as a website. Remember to log off my computer the next time you use it, OK?
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log someone off

 and log someone out
[for someone] to cause someone to exit from a computer system. (This exit may be recorded, or logged, automatically in the computer's memory.) Mary had to rush off to an appointment, so I logged her off.
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log off

 and log out
to record one's exit from a computer system. (This action may be recorded, or logged, automatically in the computer's memory.) I closed my files and logged off. What time did you log out?
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It happened when a worker at a British Telecom call centre in Blackburn failed to log off a computer properly, blocking all emergency calls to police, ambulance and fire services in the county.
EVault iSeries also allows Simmons administrators to perform "hot backups," which does not require taking the systems offline or having users log off -- providing significant performance advantages and increasing uptime.
Auto-Connect will "wake up" the modem to dial an Internet service provider, log on to the Internet, execute the necessary Internet action, log off and disconnect automatically so that users do not have to be present to send communications.
Then with the Shutdown feature in Vision, teachers can log off, reboot or shut down all student computers at the end of class.
A user simply enters their PIN ("One-PIN-and-You're-In") to authenticate against the CRYPTO-Server and removes their multi-function smart card or USB token to log off.
CRYPTO-Logon makes it simple for a user to log on by entering their PIN ("One-PIN-and-You're-In"), and authenticating against the CRYPTO-Server - the user simply removes their multi-function smart card or USB token to log off.
The system can be set by the administrator to lock the machine or to simply log-off the user, and can be coupled with the door access capability of CRYPTOCard's smart card to make it simple for an organization to ensure that users have to log off after every session in order to be able to travel around the campus.
By coupling "Follow-Me Computing" with the door access capability of CRYPTOCard's smart card, an organization can ensure that users have to log off after every session in order to be able to travel around the campus - eliminating the considerable security risk associated with users leaving a computer logged on - particularly in the health services, government, and financial services sectors.
Furthermore, users can now simultaneously share a single dialup connection throughout their home and avoid having to wait for other family members to log off just to check emails or instant message.