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

vipw

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: October 2003
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NAME

vipw,vigr - edit the password, group or shadow file 

SYNOPSIS

vipw [-g|-p|-s]
vigr [-g|-p|-s] 

DESCRIPTION

vipw/vigr edits the passwd,group orshadow file after setting the appropriate locks to preventfile corruption. vipw edits per default the /etc/passwdfile, vigr the /etc/group file.Extended attributes (like ACLs or security attributes) are preserved. 

ENVIRONMENT

EDITOR
If the environment variable exists, the editor specifiedby this variable is used instead of the defaultvi(1).
 

OPTIONS

-g, --group
Edit /etc/group.
-p, --passwd
Edit /etc/passwd.
-s, --shadow
Edit /etc/shadow.
-u, --usage
Print a usage message and exit.
--help
Print a more verbose help text and exit.
Print version information and exit.
 

FILES

/etc/group  - group account information
/etc/passwd - user account information
/etc/shadow - shadow account information 

SEE ALSO

attr(5),passwd(1),passwd(5),shadow(5),vi(1) 

AUTHOR

Thorsten Kukuk <kukukAATTsuse.de>


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ENVIRONMENT
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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