GROUPMOD

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

NAME

groupmod − Modify a group

SYNOPSIS

groupmod [-g gid [-o]] [-n group_name ] group

DESCRIPTION

The groupmod command modifies the system account files to reflect the changes that are specified on the command line. The options which apply to the groupmod command are

-g gid

The numerical value of the group’s ID. This value must be unique, unless the -o option is used. The value must be non-negative. Values between 0 and 99 are typically reserved for system groups. Any files which the old group ID is the file group ID must have the file group ID changed manually.

-n group_name

The name of the group will be changed from group to group_name.

FILES

/etc/group − group information
/etc/gshadow − secure group information

SEE ALSO

chfn(1), chsh(1), useradd(8), userdel(8), usermod(8), passwd(1), groupadd(8), groupdel(8)

AUTHOR

Julianne Frances Haugh (jfh@bga.com)