modify an existing group on the system
groupmod utility modifies an existing group. The
options are as follows:
- Gives the numeric group identifier to be used for the new group.
- Gives the new name which the group shall have.
- Allows the new group to have a GID which is already in use for another
- Enables verbose mode - explain the commands as they are executed.
groupmod utility exits 0 on success,
and >0 if an error occurs.
groupmod utility first appeared in
groupmod utility was written by
Alistair G. Crooks