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Re: [ADMIN] changing privleges in pg_user/shadow

From: "mike focosi" <mike(at)goldendome(dot)com>
To: <kdebisschop(at)range(dot)infoplease(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] changing privleges in pg_user/shadow
Date: 2000-02-10 20:05:07
Message-ID: 006401bf7402$20ff92c0$2a252fd0@goldendome.com (view raw or flat)
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i figured it out. found the 'alter user' table documentation. seems to be
what i needed.

thanks for your help.

mike focosi
senior applications programmer
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----- Original Message -----
From: Karl DeBisschop <kdebisschop(at)range(dot)infoplease(dot)com>
To: <mike(at)goldendome(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2000 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] changing privleges in pg_user/shadow


>
> >i am wondering if it is possible to change the attributes in pg_user and
> >pg_shadow for a paticular user. i can't seem to find any documentation on
> >'updating' users other than createuser and dropuser. is it possible to
> >change the users' attributes? for example could this doesn't seem to
work:
> >
> >mydb=>update pg_user set usecreatedb = 'f' where usename = 'mike';
>
> pg_user is anon-updatable view.
>
> If you are a superuser, however, you can update pg_shadow.
>
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