Prototype: getuid(username)

Return type: int

Description: Return the integer user id of the named user on this host

If the named user is not registered the variable will not be defined.

Arguments:

  • username: string, in the range: .*

Example:

body common control
{
      bundlesequence => { "example" };
}

bundle agent example
{
  vars:

      "uid" int => getuid("root");

  reports:
      "root's uid is $(uid)";
}

Output:

R: root's uid is 0

Notes: On Windows, which does not support user ids, the variable will not be defined.