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Re: problems with user rights

From: John DeSoi <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>
To: Zouari Fourat <fourat(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: problems with user rights
Date: 2005-03-30 13:04:00
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> i've just added a new user called xxx :
> create user xxx with password zzz;
> now am creating it's database :
> create database db_xxx with owner xxx;
> it works fine althought when logging with the user xxx i can still
> view other databases contents  especially pg_catalog schems.
> is it the right way to add a user ? am i wrong ?
> i dont want to let my new user view the others databases on the server.

Viewing the information in the system catalogs is open to all users. 
There is not a way to hide it unless you build an interface on top of 
PostgreSQL that limits the queries the user can execute.

John DeSoi, Ph.D.
Power Tools for PostgreSQL

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