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cdist-type__group - Manage groups

CDIST-TYPE__GROUP(7) cdist CDIST-TYPE__GROUP(7)

NAME

cdist-type__group - Manage groups

DESCRIPTION

This cdist type allows you to create or modify groups on the target.

REQUIRED PARAMETERS

None.

OPTIONAL PARAMETERS

state
absent or present, defaults to present
gid
see groupmod(8)
password
see above

BOOLEAN PARAMETERS

system
see groupadd(8), apply only on group creation

MESSAGES

mod
group is modified
add
New group added
remove
group is removed
change <property> <new_value> <current_value>
Changed group property from current_value to new_value
set <property> <new_value>
set property to new value, property was not set before

EXAMPLES

 
# Create a group 'foobar' with operating system default settings
__group foobar
# Remove the 'foobar' group __group foobar --state absent
# Create a system group 'myservice' with operating system default settings __group myservice --system
# Same but with a specific gid __group foobar --gid 1234
# Same but with a gid and password __group foobar --gid 1234 --password 'crypted-password-string'


AUTHORS

Steven Armstrong < steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Steven Armstrong. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
December 18, 2016 4.4.1