CREATE GROUP -- define a new user group
CREATE GROUP name [ [ WITH ] option [ ... ] ]
where option can be:
| USER username [, ...]
The name of the group.
The SYSID clause can be used to choose
the PostgreSQL group id of the new
group. It is not necessary to do so, however.
If this is not specified, the highest assigned group id plus one,
starting at 1, will be used as default.
A list of users to include in the group. The users must already exist.
- CREATE GROUP
Message returned if the command completes successfully.
CREATE GROUP will create a new group in the database installation.
Refer to the Administrator's Guide for information about using groups
You must be a database superuser to use this command.
Use ALTER GROUP
to change a group's membership, and DROP GROUP to remove a group.
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 SQL92.
Roles are similar in concept to groups.
This file was copied from PostgreSQL 7.3.1 help system.