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34.51. 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 34-49. table_privileges Columns

Name Data 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.