Cannot delete a user from a PVE Cluster

Jul 10, 2016
I'm having issues deleting a user from a PVE cluster, with the following error.

$ pveum user delete ""
delete user failed: error with cfs lock 'file-user_cfg': realm 'pve' does not allow removing the 2nd factor

$ pveversion
pve-manager/6.0-4/2a719255 (running kernel: 5.0.15-1-pve)

So whenever I try to delete it I get the error above.
Anyone any idea on how to resolve this?
sounds like a bug - could you file one at and include your (redacted if you want) user.cfg and "pveversion -v" output?


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