Method getpwnam()

Method getpwnam

array(int|string) getpwnam(string str)


Get the user entry for login str using the systemfunction getpwnam(3).

Parameter str

The login name of the user whos userrecord is requested.


An array with the information about the user

string 0

Users username (loginname)

string 1

User password (encrypted)

int 2

Users ID

int 3

Users primary group ID

string 4

Users real name an possibly some other info

string 5

Users home directory

string 6

Users shell

See also

getpwuid() getpwent()