Jens Rehsack > DBD-Sys-0.102 > DBD::Sys::Plugin::Unix::Users

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NAME ^

DBD::Sys::Plugin::Unix::Users - provides a table containing a list of operating system users

SYNOPSIS ^

  $users = $dbh->selectall_hashref("select * from pwent", "username");

ISA ^

  DBD::Sys::Plugin::Unix::Users;
  ISA DBD::Sys::Table

DESCRIPTION ^

This module provides the table pwent filled the data from the password database passwd(5).

COLUMNS

username

Name of the user in this row how he/she authenticates himself/herself to the system.

passwd

Encrypted password of the user - typically accessible by root only.

uid

Numerical user id

gid

Numerical group id of the users primary group

quota

Quota, when supported by this system and set

comment

Comment, when set

gcos

General information about the user

dir

Users home directory

shell

Users default login shell

expire

Account expiration time, when available

METHODS ^

get_table_name

Returns 'pwent'.

get_col_names

Returns the column names of the table as named in "Columns"

collect_data

Retrieves the data from the password database and put it into fetchable rows.

PREREQUISITES ^

Perl support for the functions getpwent, setpwent, endpwent is required to provide data for the table.

AUTHOR ^

    Jens Rehsack                        Alexander Breibach
    CPAN ID: REHSACK
    rehsack@cpan.org                    alexander.breibach@googlemail.com
    http://www.rehsack.de/

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ^

Some advisories how to implement the data collecting safer and more portable was provided by Ashish SHUKLA <ashish@freebsd.org>.

COPYRIGHT ^

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

SUPPORT ^

Free support can be requested via regular CPAN bug-tracking system. There is no guaranteed reaction time or solution time, but it's always tried to give accept or reject a reported ticket within a week. It depends on business load. That doesn't mean that ticket via rt aren't handles as soon as possible, that means that soon depends on how much I have to do.

Business and commercial support should be acquired from the authors via preferred freelancer agencies.

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