Section: Maintenance Commands (8)Updated: Jan 11 2005Local indexUp
lgroupadd - Add an user group
lgroupadd [OPTION]... group
Adds a new user group with name group.
Use group ID gid for the newly created group.
A group ID is selected automatically if this option is not present.
Ask all questions when connecting to the user database,
even if default answers are set up in
The group is a system group.
Groups that are not marked as system groups
usually have automatically selected group IDs above a certain value
(500 by default).
This information is also passed to the
The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.