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Manual page for GRPCK(8V)

grpck - check group database entries

SYNOPSIS

/usr/etc/grpck [ filename ]

AVAILABILITY

This command is available with the System V software installation option. Refer to [a manual with the abbreviation INSTALL] for information on how to install optional software.

DESCRIPTION

grpck checks that a file in group.5 does not contain any errors; it checks the /etc/group file by default.

FILES

/etc/group

DIAGNOSTICS

Too many/few fields
An entry in the group file does not have the proper number of fields.
No group name
The group name field of an entry is empty.
Bad character(s) in group name
The group name in an entry contains characters other than lower-case letters and digits.
Invalid GID
The group ID field in an entry is not numeric or is greater than 65535.
Null login name
A login name in the list of login names in an entry is null.
Login name not found in password file
A login name in the list of login names in an entry is not in the password file.
First char in group name not lower case alpha
The group name in an entry does not begin witha lower-case letter.
Group name too long
The group name in an entry has more than 8 characters.

SEE ALSO

groups.1 group.5 passwd.5


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