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Old 12-15-2013, 06:58 PM   #1
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Creating multiple groups


Suppose there are groups called
DBA
Redhat
Solaris
Marketing

We know to create group, command is
# groupadd <group_name>
by this we will be able to create one group at a time. Is there any command by which we can create all groups at a time..??
 
Old 12-15-2013, 07:08 PM   #2
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Suppose there are groups called
DBA
Redhat
Solaris
Marketing

We know to create group, command is
# groupadd <group_name>
by this we will be able to create one group at a time. Is there any command by which we can create all groups at a time..??
for g in DBA Redhat Solaris Marketing; do groupadd $g; done
 
Old 12-15-2013, 07:09 PM   #3
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How about something simple:
Code:
for i in group1 group2 group3 do groupadd $i; done
 
Old 12-15-2013, 08:53 PM   #4
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How about something simple:
Code:
for i in group1 group2 group3 do groupadd $i; done
True but I won anyway. By the way you forgot a semicolon.

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