3.5.3. Updating Group Authentication
/etc/gshadowfiles. Note that this command works only if run by a group administrator.
rootuser can add group administrators with the
gpasswd -A users groupnamewhere users is a comma-separated list of existing users you want to be group administrators (without any spaces between commas).
gpasswdcommand with the relevant group name. You will be prompted to type the new password of the group.
Example 3.20. Changing a Group Password
~]# gpasswd crowd Changing password for group crowd New password: Re-enter new password:
crowdhas been changed.
gpasswd -r schoolmates