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

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 <>. BSD
November 7, 2005 BSD

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GROUPINFO(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					      GROUPINFO(8)

groupinfo -- displays group information SYNOPSIS
groupinfo [-ev] group DESCRIPTION
The groupinfo utility retrieves the group information from the system. The groupinfo utility is only available if built with EXTENSIONS. See group(8) for more information. The following command line options are recognised: -e Return 0 if the group exists, and non-zero if the group does not exist, on the system. No information is displayed. This form of the command is useful for scripts which need to check whether a particular group name or gid is already in use on the system. -v Perform any actions in a verbose manner. The group argument may either be a group's name, or a gid. EXIT STATUS
The groupinfo utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs. FILES
/etc/usermgmt.conf SEE ALSO
passwd(5), group(8) HISTORY
The groupinfo utility first appeared in NetBSD 1.5. It is based on the addnerd package by the same author. AUTHORS
The groupinfo utility was written by Alistair G. Crooks <>. BSD
November 7, 2005 BSD
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