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44.59. pg_user

The view pg_user provides access to information about database users. This is simply a publicly readable view of pg_shadow that blanks out the password field.

Table 44-60. pg_user Columns

Name Type Description
usename name User name
usesysid int4 User ID (arbitrary number used to reference this user)
usecreatedb bool User can create databases
usesuper bool User is a superuser
usecatupd bool User can update system catalogs. (Even a superuser cannot do this unless this column is true.)
passwd text Not the password (always reads as ********)
valuntil abstime Password expiry time (only used for password authentication)
useconfig text[] Session defaults for run-time configuration variables