getent_passwd

Use the getent_passwd command to return a Tcl list of local UNIX users that are defined in the /etc/passwd file on the ADEdit host computer. If the local host is joined to an Active Directory domain, the command also returns information for the Active Directory users who have a profile in the joined domain and zone.

Zone type

Not applicable

Syntax

getent_passwd

Abbreviation

gep

Options

This command takes no options.

Arguments

This command takes no arguments.

Return value

This command returns a Tcl list of /etc/passwd file entries with all user profile attributes.

Examples

getent_passwd

This example returns the contents of the local /etc/passwd file:

{root x 0 0 root /root /bin/bash} {bin x 1 1 bin /bin /sbin/nologin} 
{daemon x 2 2 daemon /sbin /sbin/nologin} 
{adm x 3 4 adm /var/adm /sbin/nologin} 
{lp x 4 7 lp /var/spool/lpd /sbin/nologin} 
{sync x 5 0 sync /sbin /bin/sync} 
{shutdown x 6 0 shutdown /sbin /sbin/shutdown}

Related commands

The following command performs actions related to this command:

  • get_pwnam searches the /etc/passwd file for a UNIX user name and, if found, returns a Tcl list of the profile attributes associated with the user.