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group_duplicate_name

This built-in check ensures that each group name is unique. It succeeds if that is the case and fails otherwise.

Duplicate group names in /etc/group create problems, since it is unclear which group privileges are being used. This means that a duplicate group name may end up having members or privileges it should not have had in the first place.

Delete or rename duplicate group names.

Usage

<item>

name: "group_duplicate_name"

description: "This check makes sure that every group name in /etc/group is unique."

</item>

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