groupmod(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

groupmod - Modify a group  

SYNOPSIS

groupmod [-g gid [-o]] [-n group_name ] group  

DESCRIPTION

The groupmod command modifies the system account files to reflect the changes that are specified on the command line. The options which apply to the groupmod command are
-g gid
The numerical value of the group's ID. This value must be unique, unless the -o option is used. The value must be non-negative. Values between 0 and 99 are typically reserved for system groups. Any files which the old group ID is the file group ID must have the file group ID changed manually.
-n group_name
The name of the group will be changed from group to group_name.
 

FILES

/etc/group - group information
/etc/gshadow - secure group information  

SEE ALSO

chfn(1), chsh(1), passwd(1), groupadd(8), groupdel(8), useradd(8), userdel(8), usermod(8)  

AUTHOR

Julianne Frances Haugh (jockgrrl@ix.netcom.com)