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Re: REVOKE not working...

From: "Scott Marlowe" <smarlowe(at)qwest(dot)net>
To: "Joe Maldonado" <jmaldonado(at)webehosting(dot)biz>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: REVOKE not working...
Date: 2004-10-21 20:06:23
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Lists: pgsql-admin
On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 10:49, Joe Maldonado wrote:
> Scott Marlowe wrote:
> >On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 08:17, Joe Maldonado wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Hello all,
> >>    I have created users for which I have restricted access to SELECT 
> >>from a set of tables, this works :)
> >>    But when I issue a REVOKE CREATE ON DATABASE mydb FROM myuser;
> >>The user can still create tables...I've also issued this command for the 
> >>SCHEMA and still no go.
> >>
> >>Is this a known problem, if so how can I restrict users from creating 
> >>objects in my db?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Is myuser a superuser?  If so, you can revoke all you want and he'll
> >still be able to do anything he wants.  Also, I think that if myuser
> >owns the current database he can always create tables in it.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> myuser is not a superuser.  is the public schema special in that you 
> cannot revoke create privileges from users accessing it?

Is myuser the creator of the database in question?

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