groupadd Linux Commands

What is Linux groupadd Command?


groupadd COMMAND:

groupadd command is used to create a new group account.This is an admin command.


groupadd [options] groupname


-g The numerical value of the group's ID. This value must be unique.Values between 0 and 99 are typically reserved for system accounts.
-r This flag instructs groupadd to add a system account.This option is suitable for Redhat linux only.


  1. groupadd hioxindia

    Create a newgroup named as hioxindia.

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