vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getpwbyname

Gets the password entry by using the user name.

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

Description

The vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getpwbyname gets the password entry by using the user name. 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
-username <text> - User Name
Use this parameter to specify the Username for which 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 from the given username:
	cluster1::*> vserver services name-service getxxbyyy getpwbyname -node cluster1-01 -vserver vs1 -username vsadmin -show-source true -use-rbac false -use-cache false
	    Source used for lookup: Files
	    pw_name: daemon 
	    pw_passwd: * 
	    pw_uid: 1, pw_gid: 1 
	    pw_gecos: Owner of many system processes 
	    pw_dir: /root 
	    pw_shell: /usr/sbin/nologin