add a group to the system
groupadd utility adds a group to the
system. The options are as follows:
- Gives the numeric group identifier to be used for the new group.
- Allows the new group to have a GID which is already in use for another group.
- Enables verbose mode - explain the commands as they are executed.
groupadd utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
group(5), groupdel(8), groupinfo(8), groupmod(8), user(8)
groupadd utility first appeared in
groupadd utility was written by
Alistair G. Crooks