Teampass uses Groups of Users in order to ease access rights definition.


A Group contains the access rights setup on Folders. As a consequence, when a User is allocated to a Group, this User inherits of the the Folders access rights as defined for this Group.

It permits to ease the administration of access rights on Folders.

Notice that a User may be associated to several Groups.

 A good practice is to organize the Groups by team or group of interest.


Let’s consider 3 Users (Us1, Us2 and Us3), 2 Folders (Fld1 and Fld2), and 2 Groups (G1 and G2) defined as below:

  • G1 allow access to Fld2
  • G2 allow access to Fld1
  • Us1, Us2 and Us3 are allocated to G1
  • Us2 is allocated to G2

Based on this, Us2 is the unique user to have access to both Fdl1 and Fld2.

Create, modify and delete

Creation, modification and deletion can only be performed by an Administrator or a Manager.


  • The Manager will only see the Groups that he is associated to.
  • Deleting a Group will not delete allocated Users.

Access rights on Folders

A Group permits to define the access rights of allocated Users on the Folders.

The possible access rights of a Group on a Folder are:

  • No Access
  • Read-Only
  • Write
    • with no restriction in edition and/or deletion
    • with no Items edition rights
    • with no Items deletion rights

Based upon those different rights, it is possible to build fine tunned configuration for Users access on Folders.