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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     groupmod - modify an existing group on the system

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     groupmod [-ov] [-g gid] [-n newname] group

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The groupmod utility modifies an existing  group.   The  options are as follows:

     -g  gid   gives  the numeric group identifier to be used for
the new group.

     -n newname
             gives the new name which the group shall have.

     -o      allow the new group to have a GID which  is  already
in use for another

     -v       enables verbose mode - explain the commands as they
are executed.

     The groupmod utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an  error

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     group(5), groupadd(8), groupdel(8), groupinfo(8), user(8)

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The groupmod utility first appeared in OpenBSD 2.7.

AUTHORS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The  groupmod  utility  was  written  by  Alistair G. Crooks

OpenBSD     3.6                        November     30,      1999
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