Node.js process.setegid() Method
The process.setegid() method is an inbuilt application programming interface of the process module which is used to set the numerical effective group identity of the Node.js process.
Parameters: This method accept single parameter as mentioned above and described below:
- id: It is a required parameter. It is a string or an integer denotes either groupname or ID, if group name is passed, it blocks while resolving the associated a numeric ID.
Return: It does not return anything.
Note: This function will only work on POSIX platforms. Not available on windows or android platforms so will cause an error i.e. TypeError, setegid is not a function.
Below examples illustrate the use of process.setegid() method in Node.js:
The numerical effective group identity of the Node.js process: 400
gid has successfully been set The numerical effective group identity of the Node.js process: 696
Note: The above program will compile and run by using the
node filename.js command.