How to ADD multiple users to a group in one cmd line?  RHEL5.

Posted on 2009-07-13
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How do you add mutliple users to a group at one time from the command line?
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woolmilkporc earned 260 total points
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There is no command line utility which will accept multiple usernames, afaik.
Run something like
for u in user1 user2 user3 user4 ; do usermod -a -G [newgroup] $u ; done

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