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GROUPMOD(8) System Manager's Manual GROUPMOD(8)

NAME

groupmodmodify an existing group on the system

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

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
Allows the new group to have a GID which is already in use for another group.
 
 
-v
Enables verbose mode - explain the commands as they are executed.

EXIT STATUS

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

SEE ALSO

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

HISTORY

The groupmod utility first appeared in OpenBSD 2.7.

AUTHORS

The groupmod utility was written by Alistair G. Crooks <agc@NetBSD.org>.
November 29, 2016 OpenBSD-current