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36.49. table_privileges

The view table_privileges identifies all privileges granted on tables or views to a currently enabled role or by a currently enabled role. There is one row for each combination of table, grantor, and grantee.

Table 36.47. table_privileges Columns

Column Type

Description

grantor sql_identifier

Name of the role that granted the privilege

grantee sql_identifier

Name of the role that the privilege was granted to

table_catalog sql_identifier

Name of the database that contains the table (always the current database)

table_schema sql_identifier

Name of the schema that contains the table

table_name sql_identifier

Name of the table

privilege_type character_data

Type of the privilege: SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, TRUNCATE, REFERENCES, or TRIGGER

is_grantable yes_or_no

YES if the privilege is grantable, NO if not

with_hierarchy yes_or_no

In the SQL standard, WITH HIERARCHY OPTION is a separate (sub-)privilege allowing certain operations on table inheritance hierarchies. In PostgreSQL, this is included in the SELECT privilege, so this column shows YES if the privilege is SELECT, else NO.