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jc.parsers.gshadow

jc - JSON CLI output utility /etc/gshadow file parser

Usage (cli):

$ cat /etc/gshadow | jc --gshadow

Usage (module):

import jc.parsers.gshadow
result = jc.parsers.gshadow.parse(gshadow_file_output)

Schema:

[
  {
    "group_name":       string,
    "password":         string,
    "administrators": [
                        string
    ],
    "members": [
                        string
    ]
  }
]

Examples:

$ cat /etc/gshadow | jc --gshadow -p
[
  {
    "group_name": "root",
    "password": "*",
    "administrators": [],
    "members": []
  },
  {
    "group_name": "adm",
    "password": "*",
    "administrators": [],
    "members": [
      "syslog",
      "joeuser"
    ]
  },
  ...
]

$ cat /etc/gshadow | jc --gshadow -p -r
[
  {
    "group_name": "root",
    "password": "*",
    "administrators": [
      ""
    ],
    "members": [
      ""
    ]
  },
  {
    "group_name": "adm",
    "password": "*",
    "administrators": [
      ""
    ],
    "members": [
      "syslog",
      "joeuser"
    ]
  },
  ...
]

info

info()

Provides parser metadata (version, author, etc.)

parse

parse(data, raw=False, quiet=False)

Main text parsing function

Parameters:

data:        (string)  text data to parse
raw:         (boolean) output preprocessed JSON if True
quiet:       (boolean) suppress warning messages if True

Returns:

List of Dictionaries. Raw or processed structured data.

Parser Information

Compatibility: linux, aix, freebsd

Version 1.2 by Kelly Brazil (kellyjonbrazil@gmail.com)