How to add groups to a system?
In this guide we will describe how to create groups on one of your VM's. You can check the manual of your distribution in the terminal with man groupaddfor more technical information.
This article goes hand in hand with the User Creation Article.
Typically a dedicated group is required for read and write access to your EO-Storage.
We will provide you with a group ID during the setup and create the group on your initial VM.
2. Creating a usergroup
To a create group, use the groupadd command:
Example using group ID 5000:
3. Add a Group to an existing User
Often used flags are -a (append) and -G (group). This tells usermod we are appending to the group name that follows the option.
You can check the user groups with the id command