ALTER USER

Section: SQL Commands ()
Updated: 2008-01-03
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NAME

ALTER USER - change a database role

 

SYNOPSIS

ALTER USER name [ [ WITH ] option [ ... ] ]

where option can be:
    
      SUPERUSER | NOSUPERUSER
    | CREATEDB | NOCREATEDB
    | CREATEROLE | NOCREATEROLE
    | CREATEUSER | NOCREATEUSER
    | INHERIT | NOINHERIT
    | LOGIN | NOLOGIN
    | CONNECTION LIMIT connlimit
    | [ ENCRYPTED | UNENCRYPTED ] PASSWORD 'password'
    | VALID UNTIL 'timestamp' 

ALTER USER name RENAME TO newname

ALTER USER name SET parameter { TO | = } { value | DEFAULT }
ALTER USER name RESET parameter

 

DESCRIPTION

ALTER USER is now an alias for ALTER ROLE [alter_role(7)], which see for more information.  

COMPATIBILITY

The ALTER USER statement is a PostgreSQL extension. The SQL standard leaves the definition of users to the implementation.  

SEE ALSO

ALTER ROLE [alter_role(7)]


 

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DESCRIPTION
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