gwadminutil-setadmin (1)


gwadminutil-setadmin - The GroupWise Administration Utility Super Admin user option


gwadminutil setadmin -d path -p [password] -a user_name


Changes the user name and password for the GroupWise Super Admin.


Usage Options:

-a , --admin user_name

Specifies the new user name for the GroupWise Super Admin for your GroupWise system.

-d , --domain /path_to_domain_database

Specifies the path to the primary domain database.

-p , --password [password]

Provides the password for the GroupWise Super Admin. Do not specify the password on the command line if you want to be prompted for it.

Help Options:

--help , -?

Displays the help information and exits.



Script file that runs GWAdminUtil.


This program normally runs as root.

gwadminutil setadmin -d /gwsystem/provo1 -a supergw -p

Specifies the primary domain of the GroupWise system, sets the user name of the GroupWise Super Admin to supergw, and prompts for the password for the new supergw user.


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See Also

gwadminutil(1), gwadminutil-certinst(1), gwadminutil-dbinfo(1), gwadminutil-installcfg(1), gwadminutil-setadmin(1)

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