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how to check real user id of login session ?

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how can I see/check the real user id of current login session ?

id -r doesn't seems to work
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by:omarfarid
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try

/usr/xpg4/bin/id -ur
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by:beer9
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it is still giving me effective user id, not the real user id..

bash-3.00# /usr/xpg4/bin/id -ur
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bash-3.00# who am i
beer     pts/2        Oct 23 21:47    (192.168.0.2)
bash-3.00# whoami
root
bash-3.00#

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Tintin earned 125 total points
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You could do

echo $LOGNAME

or

who am i | awk '{print $1}'
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