ALTER GROUP

ALTER GROUP

Changes a role name or membership.

Synopsis

ALTER GROUP groupname ADD USER username [, ... ]

ALTER GROUP groupname DROP USER username [, ... ]

ALTER GROUP groupname RENAME TO newname

Description

ALTER GROUP is an alias for ALTER ROLE. See ALTER ROLE for more information.

Parameters

groupname
The name of the group (role) to modify.
username
Users (roles) that are to be added to or removed from the group. The users (roles) must already exist.
newname
The new name of the group (role).

Examples

To add users to a group:

ALTER GROUP staff ADD USER karl, john;

To remove a user from a group:

ALTER GROUP workers DROP USER beth;

Compatibility

There is no ALTER GROUP statement in the SQL standard.

See Also

ALTER ROLE, GRANT, REVOKE