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# 1  
Old 09-20-2006
How do you list users in a solaris group

I need to list all users in a group. This is a large unix site running nis+.
# 2  
Old 09-20-2006
Code:
getent group <goupname>

# 3  
Old 09-20-2006
That worked great. How do you learn this stuff? Thanks
# 4  
Old 09-21-2006
Hey gill , you can go for one more command 'logins' which will show you all the users logged into ur system put a grep for the particular group

#logins | grep `cat /etc/group | grep <groupname> | cut -d ':' -f4 `

check out the syntax once am not sure but you will get all the users of a group logged in your system. Bye..
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Old 09-21-2006
I needed the list of all users in a group, not just the ones logged in and reborg's response was exactly what I needed. But I tried the logins cmd for grins and found out that root didn't think I should be running that one.
# 6  
Old 09-22-2006
This will also work in other UNIX versions:
Code:
grep "^groupname" /etc/group

At least, for local groups... Smilie
# 7  
Old 09-28-2006
It's good to know both ways as "getent" is not also available.

saainaath gets the UUOC award. Smilie

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