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MAN page from OpenSuSE pwdutils-3.2.5-2.4.1.x86_64.rpm

gpasswd

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 2006
Index 

NAME

gpasswd - change group password 

SYNOPSIS

gpasswd [-r|-l|-u] [group] 

DESCRIPTION

gpasswd changes passwords for group accounts. Only anadministrator may change the password for any group. The usedhash algorithmus is defined by the value of GROUP_CRYPTor, if not specified, CRYPT from /etc/default/passwd.If not configured, the traditinal des algorithmus is used. 

OPTIONS

-r
Remove group password.
-l
A system administrator can lock the password of the specified group.
-u
A system administrator can unlock the password of the specified group,if the group is not passwordless afterwards (it will not unlock a groupthat has only "!" as a password).
 

FILES

/etc/group - group account information/etc/default/passwd - default values for password hash 

SEE ALSO

group(5),groupadd(8),groupdel(8),groupmod(8) 

AUTHOR

Thorsten Kukuk <kukukAATTsuse.de>


 

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