How do I disable a user using jira command line interface?

How do I disable a jira user using the command line interface?

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It looks like this functionality has been added since this question was asked. Adding the reference here for those searching for it:

jira --action updateUser --userId "testuser1" --userFullName "Former employee" --deactivate

Taken from https://bobswift.atlassian.net/wiki/display/JCLI/Examples

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One way you could try is remove the user from all groups, including the magic group jira_user. Now there account is disabled and not counted in your license

CLI command removeUserFromGroup parameters userId, group

No, I'm not looking for the old and sick way of disabling users, the way that prevents you from reenabling them because you don't know which groups they used to be belong to.

I am looking for using the "Active" option which was added to Jira 5.1

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