How to list Linux non-system local users

13 July,2018 by Jack Vamvas

Question: I'd like to capture Linux local users who are not system users and also return the server name and group associated with the local user. What statement can I execute to create this list ?

 

 Answer: Linux offers a number of different methods to report on local users and other meta data associated with the user such as groups and permissions .

This code snippet will return non-system users and exclude "user1" and "user2". I've added that predicate to give you some flexibility around how you construct the code.

Based on the details  - the hostname and the group of the user is returned

Run the code through cmdline 

  Linux_local_users

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Author: Jack Vamvas(http://www.dba-db2.com)

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