Connects with the finger server on the current computer.

For examples of how this command can be used, see Examples.

Syntax

finger [<UserName>] [{[>] <FileName>|[>>] <FileName>}]

Parameters

Parameter Description

<UserName>

Specifies the name of the user to look up.

<FileName>

Specifies a file name in which to save the output. You can use the greater than (>) and double greater than (>>) characters to redirect the output in the usual manner.

{help | ?}

Displays a short summary of nslookup subcommands.

Remarks <optional section>

  • The current computer is defined when a previous lookup for a computer was successful and returned address information. For more information about the set querytype subcommand, see Additional references.

Scripting <optional section>

<Here is where you discuss using the command within a script. You should also provide an FWLink to a specific page in the Script Center, if possible.>

Examples

<Here is where you put a detailed description of your example>:

This /is /the /example

<Here is where you put detailed descriptions of another example>:

This /is /a:"different" /example

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