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troubleshooting Question

grep ONLY a word in ksh

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Couple of questions in ksh:

1.How can I grep exactly a word or string  using grep?

Example: I want to grep ONLY FULL 'string1' after lsrole command output, but ONLY grep exactly 'string1'. I want to grep fails if 'string' or 'stri' or 'stgrin' is passed.

lsrole ALL|grep '^string1'

desired output:
string1 blah blah

2. How to do an 'echo' AND 'exit' if lsuser command fails? (NOTE: I'd like to hide stdout or stderr)

lsuser -a $user >/dev/null 2>&1 || (echo "Usuario no valido en el sistema. Abortando." && exit 1)