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

groupmod

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: April 2004
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NAME

groupmod - modify a group entry 

SYNOPSIS

groupmod [-D binddn] [-P path] [-g gid [-o]] [-p password]

[-A user] [-R user] [--service service] [--help] [-v]
[--usage] group
 

DESCRIPTION

groupmod modifies a group entry using the values specifiedon the command line. 

OPTIONS

-g, --gid gid
Force the new group ID to be the given number. This value must bepositive and unique. The group of any file owned by the old groupmust be changed manually.
-o, --non-unique
Allow duplicate (non-unique) group IDs.
-p, --password password
Set the encrypted password as returned bycrypt(3)as the new group password.
-A, --add-user user
Add the user account to the specified group.
-R, --remove-user user
Remove the user account from the specified group.
-D, --binddn binddn
Use the Distinguished Name binddn to bind to the LDAP directory.The user will be prompted for a password for simple authentication.
-P, --path path
The group file is located below the specified directory path.groupmod will use this file, not /etc/group.
--service service
Modify the group from a special directory. The default is files,but ldap is also valid.
--help
Print a list of valid options with a short description.
--usage
Print a short list of valid options.
-v, --version
Print the version number and exit.
 

FILES

/etc/group - group account information 

SEE ALSO

login.defs(5),group(5),groupadd(8),groupmod(8) 

AUTHOR

Thorsten Kukuk <kukukAATTsuse.de>


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
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