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

NAME
     groupadd -- add a group to the system

SYNOPSIS
     groupadd [-ov] [-g gid] group

DESCRIPTION
     The groupadd utility adds a group to the system.  The options are as fol-
     lows:

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

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

     -v      enables verbose mode - explain the commands as they are executed.

     The groupadd utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     group(5), user(8)

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

AUTHORS
     The groupadd utility was written by Alistair G. Crooks <agcATNetBSD.org>.

BSD                            November 30, 1999                           BSD