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GRPCK(8V)                                                            GRPCK(8V)



NAME
       grpck - check group database entries

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/etc/grpck [ filename ]

AVAILABILITY
       This  command  is  available  with  the  System V software installation
       option.  Refer to for information on how to install optional software.

DESCRIPTION
       grpck checks that a file in group(5) does not contain  any  errors;  it
       checks the /etc/group file by default.

FILES
       /etc/group

DIAGNOSTICS
       Too many/few fields
              An  entry  in  the group file does not have the proper number of
              fields.

       No group name
              The group name field of an entry is empty.

       Bad character(s) in group name
              The group name in an entry contains characters other than lower-
              case letters and digits.

       Invalid GID
              The group ID field in an entry is not numeric or is greater than
              65535.

       Null login name
              A login name in the list of login names in an entry is null.

       Login name not found in password file
              A login name in the list of login names in an entry  is  not  in
              the password file.

       First char in group name not lower case alpha
              The  group name in an entry does not begin witha lower-case let-
              ter.

       Group name too long
              The group name in an entry has more than 8 characters.

SEE ALSO
       groups(1), group(5), passwd(5)



                               17 September 1989                     GRPCK(8V)