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groupdel

Section: System Administration Commands (1M)
Updated: 14 Sep 1992
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NAME

groupdel - delete a group definition from the system  

SYNOPSIS

/usr/sbin/groupdel group  

DESCRIPTION

The groupdel utility deletes a group definition from the system. It deletes the appropriate entry from the /etc/group file.  

OPERANDS

group An existing group name to be deleted.

 

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:

0 Success.

2 Invalid command syntax. A usage message for the groupdel command is displayed.

6 group does not exist.

10 Cannot update the /etc/group file.

 

FILES

/etc/group system file containing group definitions

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWcsu

 

SEE ALSO

users(1B), groupadd(1M), groupmod(1M), logins(1M), useradd(1M), userdel(1M), usermod(1M), attributes(5)  

NOTES

The groupdel utility only deletes a group definition that is in the local /etc/group file. If a network nameservice such as NIS or NIS+ is being used to supplement the local /etc/group file with additional entries, groupdel cannot change information supplied by the network nameservice.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPERANDS
EXIT STATUS
FILES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO
NOTES

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