[CentOS] Shell script to list group members

Bob Beers bob.beers at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 23:46:22 UTC 2008


On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 7:26 PM, Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org> wrote:
> Quoting Tim Alberts <talberts at msiscales.com>:
>
>> Barry Brimer wrote:
>> > With spaces separating groups:
>> >
>> > egrep -e '^groupname:' /etc/group | awk -F : '{ print $4 }' | sed -e 's/,/
>> /g'
>> >
>> > With commas separating groups:
>> >
>> > egrep -e '^groupname:' /etc/group | awk -F : '{ print $4 }'
>>
>> I'm sorry, I didn't specify, I'm using LDAP for user/group management.
>> Ideally a command like 'groups' would be nice, except it would be the
>> inverse, it would print the users in a group, not the groups a user
>> belongs to.
>
> With commas separating groups:
>
> getent group | egrep -i '^groupname:' | awk -F : '{ print $4}'
>
> With spaces separating groups:
>
> getent group | egrep -i '^groupname:' | awk -F : '{ print $4}' | sed -e 's/,/
> /g'
>


ok, Barry wins. :)

But, I don't think you need the egrep ...

getent group groupname | ...

works ok for me.

-Bob


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