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CREATE GROUP - define a new user group
CREATE GROUP name [ [ WITH ] option [ ... ] ]
where option can be:
| USER username [, ...]
CREATE GROUP will create a new group of users. You must be a database
superuser to use this command.
Note that both users and groups are defined at the database cluster
level, and so are valid in all databases in the cluster.
Use ALTER GROUP [alter_group(7)] to change a group’s membership, and
DROP GROUP [drop_group(7)] to remove a group.
name The name of the group.
gid The SYSID clause can be used to choose the PostgreSQL group ID
of the new group. This is normally not necessary, but may be
useful if you need to recreate a group referenced in the
permissions of some object.
If this is not specified, the highest assigned group ID plus one
(with a minimum of 100) will be used as default.
A list of users to include in the group. The users must already
Create an empty group:
CREATE GROUP staff;
Create a group with members:
CREATE GROUP marketing WITH USER jonathan, david;
There is no CREATE GROUP statement in the SQL standard. Roles are
similar in concept to groups.
ALTER GROUP [alter_group(7)], DROP GROUP [drop_group(l)]