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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for getent (redhat section 1)

GETENT(1)			     General Commands Manual				GETENT(1)

NAME
       getent - get entries from administrative database

SYNOPSIS
       getent database [key ...]

DESCRIPTION
       The getent program gathers entries from the specified administrative database using the
       specified search keys.  Where database is one of aliases, ethers, group, hosts, netgroup,
       networks, passwd, protocols, rpc, services or shadow.

AUTHOR
       getent is written by Thorsten Kukuk for the GNU C Library.

       This man page is written by Joel Klecker <espy@debian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux
       system, updated by Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> for GNU C Library 2.2.2 getent
       changes.

3rd Berkeley Distribution		    Match 2001					GETENT(1)


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