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GETENT

Section: Debian GNU/Linux (1)
Updated: lenny
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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 passwd, group, hosts, services, protocols, or networks.  

EXIT VALUES

The getent command exits with the following values:
0
Success
1
Unknown database
2
Key not found in database
3
Database does not support enumeration
 

AUTHOR

getent was written by Thorsten Kukuk for the GNU C Library.

This man page was written by Joel Klecker <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.


 

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