smbldap-groupmod (8) - Linux Manuals

smbldap-groupmod: Modify a group


smbldap-groupmod - Modify a group


smbldap-groupmod [-g gid [-o]] [-a] [-r rid] [-s sid] [-t group type] [-n group_name ] [-m members(,)] [-x members (,)] group


The smbldap-groupmod command modifies the system account files to reflect the changes that are specified on the command line. The options which apply to the smbldap-groupmod command are

-g gid The numerical value of the group's ID. This value must be unique, unless the -o option is used. The value must be non negative. Any files which the old group ID is the file roup ID must have the file group ID changed manually.

-n group_name
The name of the group will be changed from group to group_name.

-m members
The members to be added to the group in comma-delimeted form.

-x members
The members to be removed from the group in comma-delimted form.

add an automatic Security ID for the group (SID).

-s sid
set the group SID.
 The SID must be unique and defined with the domain Security ID ($SID) like sid=$SID-rid where rid is the group rid.

-r rid
set the group rid.
The SID is then calculated as sid=$SID-rid where $SID is the domain Security ID.

-t group type
set the NT Group type for the new group. Available values are 2 (domain group), 4 (local group) and 5 (builtin group). The default group type is 2.


smbldap-groupmod -g 253 development This will change the GID of the 'development' group to '253'.

smbldap-groupmod -n Idiots Managers This will change the name of the 'Managers' group to 'Idiots'.

smbldap-groupmod -m ``jdoe,jsmith'' ``Domain Admins'' This will add 'jdoe' and 'jsmith' to the 'Domain Admins' group.

smbldap-groupmod -x ``jdoe,jsmith'' ``Domain Admins'' This will remove 'jdoe' and 'jsmith' from the 'Domain Admins' group.