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

NAME
     groupmod -- modify an existing group on the system

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

DESCRIPTION
     The groupmod utility modifies an existing group on the system.  See
     group(8) for more information about EXTENSIONS.  The options are as fol-
     lows:

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

     -n new-group-name
             Give the new name which the group shall have.

     -o      Allow the new group to have a gid which is already in use for
             another group.

     -v      Enable verbose mode - explain the commands as they are executed.
             This option is included if built with EXTENSIONS.

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

SEE ALSO
     group(5), group(8), user(8)

HISTORY
     The groupmod utility first appeared in NetBSD 1.5.  It is based on the
     addnerd package by the same author.

AUTHORS
     The groupmod utility was written by Alistair G. Crooks <agc@NetBSD.org>.

NetBSD 6.0                     November 7, 2005                     NetBSD 6.0

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