listing users - not necessarily logged on.

Posted on 2003-10-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
does anyone know of a command that list all users. both logged on and logged off?  the list doesn't not need to distinguish who is logged on and logged off. i just need a complete list.

i tried 'finger' 'w'  and 'who' they give me only logged on users.

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cat /etc/passwd|awk -F\: '{ print $1 }'

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lsuser ALL|cut -f1 -d' '
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u can try using logins also.
man logins.

it has bunch of options which can be useful if u are looking for some special login names.
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On solaris:
there is also a good command called


it will list all the users in a nis environment.
if u want to see only local users. it will be like
cat /etc/passwd.

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