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Question: What command is used to remove the password assigned to a group?

Answer: Answer: gpasswd -r

The gpasswd command is used to change the password assigned to a group. Use the -r option to remove the password from the group.



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Question: What command is used to remove the password assigned to a group?
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Answer: gpasswd -r

The gpasswd command is used to change the password assigned to a group. Use the -r option to remove the password from the group. Source: CoolInterview.com


passwd -d <groupname> Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Renju | Date: 12/2/2009 | Contact Renju Contact Renju

passwd -d <groupname> will not work.
passwd -d <user is the command> so gpasswd -r is only the right answer. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Tirumal | Date: 7/9/2010 | Contact Tirumal Contact Tirumal

Answer: gpasswd -r groupname

The gpasswd command is used to change the group password assigned to a group. Use the -r option to remove the password from the group. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Devender Chamoli | Date: 8/11/2010 | Contact Devender Chamoli Contact Devender Chamoli

#gpasswd -r

The gpasswd command is used to change the password assigned to a group. Use the -r option to remove the password from the group. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Ravi | Date: 9/2/2010 | Contact Ravi Contact Ravi


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