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Webgroups stores groups of users. It can tell you

  • Is this user in this group?
  • Which users are in this group?
  • Is there a group named {x}

There are two basic kinds of group - arbitrary groups, and automatically-generated groups. Automatically-generated groups exist for

  • Modules / Presentations
  • Courses
  • Departments

Their data is taken from SITS/Payroll. During August, SITS data may be confusing!

Abritrary groups can contain any combination of users. They can also contain other groups (can only nest 1 level though)

No formal API for group creation/editing, but it's easy enough to automate the UI if you want to