54.8. pg_group #

The view pg_group exists for backwards compatibility: it emulates a catalog that existed in PostgreSQL before version 8.1. It shows the names and members of all roles that are marked as not rolcanlogin, which is an approximation to the set of roles that are being used as groups.

Table 54.8. pg_group Columns

Column Type


groname name (references pg_authid.rolname)

Name of the group

grosysid oid (references pg_authid.oid)

ID of this group

grolist oid[] (references pg_authid.oid)

An array containing the IDs of the roles in this group