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<?xml version='1.0'?> <!--*-nxml-*-->
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<refentry id="systemd-sysusers"
          xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude">

        <refentryinfo>
                <title>systemd-sysusers</title>
                <productname>systemd</productname>

                <authorgroup>
                        <author>
                                <contrib>Developer</contrib>
                                <firstname>Lennart</firstname>
                                <surname>Poettering</surname>
                                <email>lennart@poettering.net</email>
                        </author>
                </authorgroup>
        </refentryinfo>

        <refmeta>
                <refentrytitle>systemd-sysusers</refentrytitle>
                <manvolnum>8</manvolnum>
        </refmeta>

        <refnamediv>
                <refname>systemd-sysusers</refname>
                <refname>systemd-sysusers.service</refname>
                <refpurpose>Allocate system users and groups</refpurpose>
        </refnamediv>

        <refsynopsisdiv>
                <cmdsynopsis>
                        <command>systemd-sysusers</command>
                        <arg choice="opt" rep="repeat">OPTIONS</arg>
                        <arg choice="opt" rep="repeat"><replaceable>CONFIGFILE</replaceable></arg>
                </cmdsynopsis>

                <para><filename>systemd-sysusers.service</filename></para>
        </refsynopsisdiv>

        <refsect1>
                <title>Description</title>

                <para><command>systemd-sysusers</command> creates
                system users and groups, based on the file format and
                location specified in
                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>sysusers.d</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>.
                </para>

                <para>If invoked with no arguments, it applies all
                directives from all files found. If one or more
                filenames are passed on the command line, only the
                directives in these files are applied. If only the
                basename of a file is specified, all directories as
                specified in
                <citerefentry><refentrytitle>sysusers.d</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                are searched for a matching file.</para>
        </refsect1>

        <refsect1>
                <title>Options</title>

                <para>The following options are understood:</para>

                <variablelist>
                        <varlistentry>
                                <term><option>--root=<replaceable>root</replaceable></option></term>
                                <listitem><para>Takes a directory path
                                as an argument. All paths will be
                                prefixed with the given alternate <replaceable>root</replaceable>
                                path, including config search paths.
                                </para></listitem>
                        </varlistentry>

                        <xi:include href="standard-options.xml" xpointer="help" />
                        <xi:include href="standard-options.xml" xpointer="version" />
                </variablelist>

        </refsect1>

        <refsect1>
                <title>Exit status</title>

                <para>On success, 0 is returned, a non-zero failure
                code otherwise.</para>
        </refsect1>

        <refsect1>
                <title>See Also</title>
                <para>
                        <citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd</refentrytitle><manvolnum>1</manvolnum></citerefentry>,
                        <citerefentry><refentrytitle>sysusers.d</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                </para>
        </refsect1>

</refentry>