getent



GETENT(1)                                                            GETENT(1)




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
       aliases, ethers, group, hosts, netgroup, networks, passwd, protocols,
       rpc, services or shadow.


AUTHOR

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

       This man page is written by Joel Klecker <espy@debian.org> for the
       Debian GNU/Linux system, updated by Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com>
       for GNU C Library 2.2.2 getent changes.









3rd Berkeley Distribution         Match 2001                         GETENT(1)

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