explain_ptype

Use the explain_ptype command to translate the account type for a role assignment into a descriptive text string.

Syntax

explain_ptype pt

Options

This command takes no options.

Arguments

This command takes the following argument:

Argument Type Description

pt

string

Required. Specifies the ptype value returned for a role assignment that you want to convert to a text string.

Return value

This command returns a text string that describes the type of account associated with a role assignment.

Examples

select_role_assignment "lulu@acme.test/UNIX Login"
get_role_assignment_field ptype
a
explain_ptype a

This example returns:

All AD users

The following table summarizes the descriptive names for different account types that can be associated with a role assignment:

Account type  

Local UNIX user

#

Local UNIX group

%

Local Windows User

$

Local Windows Group

:

All AD users

a

All Unix users

x

All Windows users

w