NSSwitchConf - file /etc/nsswitch.conf

class insights.parsers.nsswitch_conf.NSSwitchConf(context)[source]

Bases: Parser, LegacyItemAccess

Read the contents of the /etc/nsswitch.conf file.

Each non-commented line is split into the service and its sources. The sources (e.g. ‘files sss’) are stored as is, as a string.

nsswitch.conf is case insensitive. This means that both the service and its sources are converted to lower case and searches should be done using lower case text.

data

The service dictionary

Type

dict

errors

Non-blank lines which don’t contain a ‘:’

Type

list

sources

An unordered set of the sources seen in this file

Type

set

Sample content:

# Example:
#passwd:    db files nisplus nis
#shadow:    db files nisplus nis
#group:     db files nisplus nis

passwd:     files sss
shadow:     files sss
group:      files sss
#initgroups: files

#hosts:     db files nisplus nis dns
hosts:      files dns myhostname

Examples

>>> nss = shared[NSSwitchConf]
>>> 'passwd' in nss
True
>>> 'initgroups' in nss
False
>>> nss['passwd']
'files nss'
>>> 'files' in nss['hosts']
True
>>> nss.errors
[]
>>> nss.sources
set(['files', 'dns', 'sss', 'myhostname'])
parse_content(content)[source]

This method must be implemented by classes based on this class.