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Old 01-09-2008
UID & GID of the running process

Hi,

out of curosity this question just popped in my mind. Is there any way to find out the uid and gid of the running process ?

If i do a ls -l of a program then it shows the uid/gid bit (if its set). I want to see as which user/group the program is running ..... is there any way to know this ?



-Ankur
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Old 01-09-2008
You can get only the UID, like :
Code:
ps -ef | grep sendmail | awk '{print $1}'

, this will print the UID, in my case root, then you can look at /etc/passwd for the respective group.
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Old 01-09-2008
you can format the output
Code:
 # ps -eo uid,gid,args

 

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