Man page of GETENT
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getent - get entries from administrative database
getent database [key ...]
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,
The getent command exits with the following values:
Key not found in database
Database does not support enumeration
getent was written by Thorsten Kukuk for the GNU C Library.
This man page was written by Joel Klecker <email@example.com> for
the Debian GNU/Linux system.
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