In Unix, how do I find a user's UID or GID?
To find a user's UID or GID in Unix, use the
id command. To find a specific user's UID,
at the Unix prompt, enter:
username with the appropriate user's username.
To find a user's GID, at the Unix prompt, enter:
If you wish to find out all the groups a user belongs to, instead enter:id -G username
If you wish to see the UID and all groups associated with a user,
id without any options, as follows:
At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see At IU, how do I get support for Linux or Unix?
Last modified on August 22, 2008.