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ALTER SCHEMA

Name

ALTER SCHEMA -- change the definition of a schema

Synopsis

ALTER SCHEMA name RENAME TO newname
ALTER SCHEMA name OWNER TO newowner

Description

ALTER SCHEMA changes the definition of a schema. To rename a schema you must own the schema and have the privilege CREATE for the database. To change the owner of a schema, you must be a superuser.

Parameters

name

The name of an existing schema.

newname

The new name of the schema. The new name cannot begin with pg_, as such names are reserved for system schemas.

newowner

The new owner of the schema.

Compatibility

There is no ALTER SCHEMA statement in the SQL standard.

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