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DROP USER -- Removes a user
DROP USER name
The name of an existing user.
- DROP USER
The message returned if the user is successfully
- ERROR: DROP USER: user
"name" does not
This message occurs if the username is not found.
- DROP USER: user "name" owns database "name", cannot be removed
You must drop the database first or change its
DROP USER removes the specified user
from the database. It does not remove tables, views, or other
objects owned by the user. If the user owns any database you get
Use CREATE USER
to add new users, and ALTER USER to change a user's
properties. Postgres comes with
a script dropuser
which has the same functionality as this command (in fact, it
calls this command) but can be run from the command shell.
To drop a user account:
DROP USER jonathan;
There is no DROP USER in SQL92.