gid - Group ID utility


gid [ option ]


Gid provides the sysop or root level user with fast information for completely tracking all user access on a system.

The command line options select the various types of reports to display:


root accounts. Similar to the format of who.


staff accounts. Similar to the format of who.


all accounts with interpreter used by the login ID. Cannot be used with -p.


show passwords in the report. Cannot be used with -i.

Reports can be redirected to file by including >filename as the last argument on the command line. The report file contains all access information in one neat little package that can be viewed, edited or printed.


password file,
accounting database.

See Also



Joel Bressman.