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NAMEgetent - get entries from administrative database
SYNOPSISgetent database [key ...]
DESCRIPTIONThe getent program gathers entries from the specified administrative database using the specified search keys. Where database is one of passwd, group, hosts, services, protocols, or networks.
EXIT VALUESThe getent command exits with the following values:
- Unknown database
- Key not found in database
- Database does not support enumeration
AUTHORgetent was written by Thorsten Kukuk for the GNU C Library.
This man page was written by Joel Klecker <email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.
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Time: 15:25:51 GMT, June 11, 2010