vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getpwbyuid

Gets the password entry by using the user identifier or UID.

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.

Description

The vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getpwbyuid gets the password entry by using the user identifier or UID. The underlying service for doing the lookup is selected based on the configured name service switch order.

Parameters

-node {<nodename>|local} - Node Name
Use this parameter to specify the node where the lookup will be performed
-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver Name
Use this parameter to specify the Vserver where the lookup will be performed
-userID <integer> - User ID
Use this parameter to specify the UserID for whom the password entry is requested
[-show-source {true|false}] - Source used for Lookup
Use this parameter to specify if source used for lookup needs to be displayed
[-use-cache [true]] - Enable/Disable cache
If set to true, locally-cached values will be used. The default value is false.

Examples

The following example requests password entry by using the user ID:
	    cluster1::*> vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getpwbyuid  -node cluster1-01 -vserver vs1 -userID 1001 -show-source true -use-rbac true -use-cache false
	    Source used for Lookup: Files
	    pw_name: vsadmin
	    pw_passwd: $1$f7b22f68$KihT1ptYqpEjcM4jfE60f0
	    pw_uid: 1001
	    pw_gid: 65533
	    pw_gecos: User 
	    pw_dir: /var/home/vsadmin
	    pw_shell: /sbin/ngsh