User and Group

Module for processing the user and group of Linux.

Parsers provided by this module include:

GroupInfo - command getent group <groupname>

class insights.parsers.user_group.GroupInfo(context, extra_bad_lines=None)[source]

Bases: CommandParser, list

Class to parse the output of getent group <groupname>. The list of groupname is getting from the spec filters specified in rules.

Typical output of the getent group <groupname> command is:

wheel:x:10:admin,tester
mem:x:8:

Examples:

>>> type(grp)
<class 'insights.parsers.user_group.GroupInfo'>
>>> grp[0]['id']
10
>>> grp[0]['name']
'wheel'
>>> grp[0]['users']
['admin', 'tester']
parse_content(content)[source]

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

search(**kwargs)[source]

Get the sub-list containing the keywords by searching the output of getent group <groupname>

This uses the insights.parsers.keyword_search() function for searching, see its documentation for usage details. If no search parameters are given or does match the search, then nothing will be returned.

Returns

A list of dictionaries of the getent group <groupname>

content that match the given search criteria.

Return type

list

Examples:

>>> grp.search(name='mem')[0] == grp[1]
True
>>> grp.search(users__contains='admin')[0] == grp[0]
True