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Manual Reference Pages  -  USRINFO (1)

NAME

usrinfo - Display information about system users.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Files
Author

SYNOPSIS

usrinfo [ -wtnpugdso ]

usrinfo [ -wtnpugdso ] [ user ]

usrinfo [ -iwtnpugdso ] [ uid ]

usrinfo [ -v ]

usrinfo [ -h ]

DESCRIPTION

usrinfo [coded in c++] displays information about a user via command line. The current version includes arguments for username, encrypted password, unix identification number, group identification number, home directory, shell, and other Information.

A user can specify either web style breaks[by including the -w option] or unix style breaks[default].

Usually a user would want to operate usrinfo with the following options:

usrinfo -tnpugdso user

Or in the case of calling usrinfo from a webpage:

usrinfo -wtnpugdso user

OPTIONS

The "-iwtnpugdso" options may be specified in any order. "-v" and "-h" options are to be specified alone.
-i uid By default the username is used to find information about the user; The ’-i’ option uses the user’s uid instead.
-w By default unix-style breaks are used; The ’-w’ option specifies webstyle breaks instead.
-t By default topics are turned off; The ’-t’ options turns topics on.
-n Displays the username specified during program initiation.
-p Displays the user’s encrypted password if rooted; Otherwise a ’*’ is shown.
-u Displays the user’s unix identification number.
-g Displays the user’s group identification number.
-d Displays the user’s home directory.
-s Displays the user’s shell.
-o Displays other information about the user such as phone-number, etc.
-v Displays the program version, website, and creator.
-h Displays this help message.

FILES

/usr/local/bin/usrinfo
  The usrinfo binary.
/usr/local/man/man1/usrinfo.1
  The usrinfo manpage.

AUTHOR

(c)Aaron Myles Landwehr aaron@snaphat.com assroot@snaphat.com whitehata_zz@yahoo.com

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