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GROUPMOD(8)			   BSD 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 infor-
     mation about EXTENSIONS.  The options are as follows:

     -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>.

BSD					 November 7, 2005				      BSD
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