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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for alter_group (redhat section 7)

ALTER
GROUP(7) SQL Commands ALTER GROUP(7)
NAME
ALTER GROUP - add users to a group or remove users from a group
SYNOPSIS
ALTER GROUP name ADD USER username [, ... ] ALTER GROUP name DROP USER username [, ... ] INPUTS name The name of the group to modify. username Users which are to be added or removed from the group. The user names must exist. OUTPUTS ALTER GROUP Message returned if the alteration was successful.
DESCRIPTION
ALTER GROUP is used to add or remove users from a group. Only database superusers can use this command. Adding a user to a group does not create the user. Similarly, removing a user from a group does not drop the user itself. Use CREATE GROUP [create_group(7)] to create a new group and DROP GROUP [drop_group(7)] to remove a group.
USAGE
Add users to a group: ALTER GROUP staff ADD USER karl, john; Remove a user from a group: ALTER GROUP workers DROP USER beth;
COMPATIBILITY
SQL92 There is no ALTER GROUP statement in SQL92. The concept of roles is similar. SQL - Language Statements 2002-11-22 ALTER GROUP(7)


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