[olug] Is there a rpm command to find the package that created a particular user or particular group?
sharpestmarble at gmail.com
Thu Jun 27 20:32:08 UTC 2013
It may not be that easy. When you install a package, it can run a script,
which could include 'useradd pulseaudio'. AFAIK, there's no way to track
that other than by running something like 'rpm --query --all --scripts'.
On Jun 27, 2013 1:36 PM, "Rob Townley" <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Given a particular user or particular group, is there a rpm command that
> returns what package created that particular user or particular group?
> Analogous to `rpm -q --whatprovides /etc/security/limits.conf` returns the
> package "pam".
> Is there an rpm command that returns what package generated a particular
> Most of us already know that the httpd package is associated with the user
> apache. But there are passwd and group entries that i would like to verify
> and want to know exactly how they got on my system. Further i would like
> to know which the security implications of adding another group to a user
> Something like the following command:
> `rpm --query --user apache` would return "httpd"
> `rpm --query --group pulse-access` might return pulseaudio
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