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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting How to get a list of group members? Post 302258053 by akbar on Thursday 13th of November 2008 06:52:37 PM
Old 11-13-2008
How to get a list of group members?

Is there a command to get a list of group members? Something similar to the groups command, but instead of passing a username and returning groups, you pass it a groupname, and it returns members?

It is difficult to do it manually because the group membership information is split across two files, /etc/passwd for primary group, and /etc/group for secondary membership.

thank you kindly in advance.


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GFGROUP(1)																GFGROUP(1)

gfgroup - Gfarm group maintenance command SYNOPSIS
gfgroup [ -P path ] [ -l ] [ group ... ] gfgroup [ -P path ] -c groupname [ user ... ] gfgroup [ -P path ] -m groupname [ user ... ] gfgroup [ -P path ] -d groupname DESCRIPTION
gfgroup manages Gfarm groups in Gfarm file system. Default action displays all registered groups. When group names are specified, speci- fied groups are displayed. Gfarm administrator can creates, modifies, and deletes a Gfarm group by -c, -m, and -d options, respectively. OPTIONS
-P path This option specifies a pathname or a Gfarm URL to identify a metadata server which will be accessed by this command. If not speci- fied, "/" is used as the default value. -l Displays group names and the group members. -c Creates a group in Gfarm file system by specifying a group name and initial group members. This option can be used by Gfarm admin- istrators. -m Replaces group members of the group with new group members. This option can be used by Gfarm administrators. -d Deletes a group. This option can be used by Gfarm administrators. -? Displays a list of command options. SEE ALSO
gfuser(1) Gfarm 20 January 2010 GFGROUP(1)

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