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Old 11-09-2001
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is there a way to show information on all the users on your system? when i use 'finger' is only shows users names and info who are currently on the system. is there a way to show all accounts? thanx!
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Old 11-09-2001
You could use cut or awk to grab the usernames from the password file and feed them to finger. One shortcut that may work is
"cd /home;finger *"
That only works if your users home directories are all in /home and if the directory names match the login names -- those are both usually true though.
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Old 11-09-2001
"cat /etc/passwd" is another way :-)))
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Old 11-10-2001
Most systems have some sort of administrative menu or gui as well:

HP-UX has sam
AIX has smit or smitty
SUn has admintool

Each has a section to add, modify, and list the users on the system as well as groups and many other things.
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Old 11-12-2001
what does sco unix use?
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Old 11-12-2001
in SCO Unix it is "scoadmin"
 

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