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ALTER USER

Use the ALTER USER command to modify the name, password, system permissions, and other properties of an existing user.

Syntax

Alter user name
ALTER USER user_name 
RENAME TO new_user_name
Alter user properties
CREATE USER user_name [ [ WITH ] system_permission [ ... ]['PASSWORD' { password | NULL }] ];

Parameters

Parameter or clauseDescription
user_nameThe name of the user to be modified.
new_user_nameThe new name of the user.
*system_permissionSee System permissions.

Example

The following statement renames the user user1 to user001.

ALTER USER user1 RENAME TO user001;

The following statement modifies the password and privileges of user001.

ALTER USER user001 NOSUPERUSER CREATEDB PASSWORD '4d2Df1ee5';
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