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NAME

CREATE USER - define a new database role

CONTENTS

Synopsis

SYNOPSIS

CREATE USER name [ [ WITH ] option [ ... ] ]

where option can be: SUPERUSER | NOSUPERUSER | CREATEDB | NOCREATEDB | CREATEROLE | NOCREATEROLE | CREATEUSER | NOCREATEUSER | INHERIT | NOINHERIT | LOGIN | NOLOGIN | CONNECTION LIMIT connlimit | [ ENCRYPTED | UNENCRYPTED ] PASSWORD ’password’ | VALID UNTIL ’timestamp’ | IN ROLE rolename [, ...] | IN GROUP rolename [, ...] | ROLE rolename [, ...] | ADMIN rolename [, ...] | USER rolename [, ...] | SYSID uid

DESCRIPTION

CREATE USER is now an alias for CREATE ROLE [create_role(7)], which see for more information. The only difference is that when the command is spelled CREATE USER, LOGIN is assumed by default, whereas NOLOGIN is assumed when the command is spelled CREATE ROLE.

COMPATIBILITY

The CREATE USER statement is a PostgreSQL extension. The SQL standard leaves the definition of users to the implementation.

SEE ALSO

CREATE ROLE [create_role(7)]


SQL - Language Statements CREATE USER () 2010-12-14
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