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Re: Read-only access to a database

From: "Karthikeyan Sundaram" <skarthi98(at)hotmail(dot)com>
To: bseklecki(at)collaborativefusion(dot)com, morten(at)nidelven-it(dot)no
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Read-only access to a database
Date: 2007-03-21 18:33:13
Message-ID: BAY131-F27D4F5DE698F29478C46B5B0740@phx.gbl (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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when you create a role, you can specify, nocreate option.  Then when you 
grant the tables to this user give only select privilege.


>From: "Brian A. Seklecki" <bseklecki(at)collaborativefusion(dot)com>
>To: "Morten W. Petersen" <morten(at)nidelven-it(dot)no>
>CC: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
>Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Read-only access to a database
>Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 13:46:53 -0400
>Wouldn't you just set read-only ACLs for that role on all of the objects
>in the database in question?
>On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 17:42 +0100, Morten W. Petersen wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to create a user that has read-only access to
> > a database.
> >
> > I've read the docs and fumbled around a bit (even
> > tried to use phppgadmin) - but nothing works.
> >
> > "CREATE USER username" is about as far as I've
> > gotten.  Which other commands would I have to
> > use to enable read-only access to a database?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Morten
> >
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>Brian A. Seklecki <bseklecki(at)collaborativefusion(dot)com>
>Collaborative Fusion, Inc.
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