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groups(1) [opensolaris man page]

groups(1)							   User Commands							 groups(1)

groups - print group membership of user SYNOPSIS
groups [user]... DESCRIPTION
The command groups prints on standard output the groups to which you or the optionally specified user belong. Each user belongs to a group specified in /etc/passwd and possibly to other groups as specified in /etc/group. Note that /etc/passwd specifies the numerical ID (gid) of the group. The groups command converts gid to the group name in the output. EXAMPLES
The output takes the following form: example% groups tester01 tester02 tester01 : staff tester02 : staff example% FILES
/etc/passwd /etc/group ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
group(4), passwd(4), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 14 Sep 1992 groups(1)

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groups - show group memberships SYNOPSIS
shows the groups to which the caller or the optionally specified user belong. If invoked with no arguments, prints the current access list returned by (see getgroups(2)). Each user belongs to a group specified in the password file and possibly to other groups as specified in the files and A user is granted the permissions of those groups specified in and at login time. The permissions of the groups specified in are normally available only with the use of (see newgrp(1)). If a user name is specified with no options, prints the union of all these groups. The and options limit the printed list to those groups specified in and respectively. If a user name is not specified with any of these options, is called to determine the default user name (see cuserid(3S)). The printed list of groups is sorted in ascending collation order (see Environment Variables below). EXTERNAL INFLUENCES
Environment Variables determines the order in which the output is sorted. If is not specified in the environment or is set to the empty string, the value of is used as a default. If is not specified or is set to the empty string, a default of ``C'' (see lang(5)) is used instead of If any internationalization variable contains an invalid setting, behaves as if all internationalization variables are set to ``C'' (see environ(5)). EXAMPLES
Check file and display all groups to which user belongs: AUTHOR
was developed by the University of California, Berkeley. FILES
id(1), newgrp(1), getgroups(2), initgroups(3C), cuserid(3S), group(4). groups(1)

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