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Re: select only user

From: Jessica Richard <rjessil(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: "Milen A(dot) Radev" <milen(at)radev(dot)net>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: select only user
Date: 2008-01-18 13:46:33
Message-ID: 58370.46379.qm@web56404.mail.re3.yahoo.com (view raw or flat)
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Thanks!!!
"ALTER USER username SET default_transaction_read_only to true" worked. 

One more question:

where do I see the current setting of "default_transacton_read_only (true for false) for each user on the system? Is there a table that keeps this kind of info for all users?

Thanks again,
Jessica

"Milen A. Radev" <milen(at)radev(dot)net> wrote: Milen A. Radev написа:
> Jessica Richard написа:
>> I created a user and granted only "select" to this user so that  this 
>> user can only select the tables on a production system. But by 
>> default, this user can also CREATE TABLE successfully....
>>
>> How can I revoke this "create table" privilege (and possible others) 
>> and limit this user to only the permissions granted by me?
>>
> 
> Revoke the "create" privilege on the "public" schema (or any other 
> schema you've created) from 'public' (that's special "role"). Also 
> revoke the "create" privilege on the database(s) in question from the 
> same special role 'public' to prevent creation of new schemas.
> 
> More here - http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/sql-grant.html.

Almost forgot - there is another way if the role in question would be 
read-only:

ALTER USER username SET default_transaction_read_only to true;

(http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-admin/2007-10/msg00101.php)




-- 
Milen A. Radev


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