The catalog pg_policy stores row level security policies for tables. A policy includes the kind of command that it applies to (possibly all commands), the roles that it applies to, the expression to be added as a security-barrier qualification to queries that include the table, and the expression to be added as a WITH CHECK option for queries that attempt to add new records to the table.
Table 49-36. pg_policy Columns
|polname||name||The name of the policy|
|polrelid||oid||pg_class.oid||The table to which the policy applies|
|polcmd||char||The command type to which the policy is applied: r for SELECT, a for INSERT, w for UPDATE, d for DELETE, or * for all|
|polroles||oid||pg_authid.oid||The roles to which the policy is applied|
|polqual||pg_node_tree||The expression tree to be added to the security barrier qualifications for queries that use the table|
|polwithcheck||pg_node_tree||The expression tree to be added to the WITH CHECK qualifications for queries that attempt to add rows to the table|
Note: Policies stored in pg_policy are applied only when pg_class.relrowsecurity is set for their table.
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