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ALTER USER

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 , 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.


 
 
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