Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)

FreeBSD Manual Pages

  
 
  

home | help
groupdel(1M)		System Administration Commands		  groupdel(1M)

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  com-
		mand 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	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWcsu			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

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 lo-
       cal  /etc/group	file.  If a network nameservice	such as	NIS or NIS+ is
       being used to supplement	the local /etc/group file with additional  en-
       tries, groupdel cannot change information supplied by the network name-
       service.

SunOS 5.10			  14 Sep 1992			  groupdel(1M)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPERANDS | EXIT STATUS | FILES | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO | NOTES

Want to link to this manual page? Use this URL:
<https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=groupdel&sektion=1m&manpath=SunOS+5.10>

home | help