Prototype: userexists(user)

Return type: boolean

Description: Return whether user name or numerical id exists on this host.

Checks whether the user is in the password database for the current host. The argument must be a user name or user id.

Arguments:

  • user: string, in the range: .*

Example:

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

bundle agent example
{
  classes:

      "ok" expression => userexists("root");

  reports:

    ok::

      "Root exists";

    !ok::

      "Root does not exist";
}

Output:

R: Root exists