52.71. 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 52.72. 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