ALTER USER(7) PostgreSQL 14.6 Documentation ALTER USER(7)

ALTER_USER - change a database role

ALTER USER role_specification [ WITH ] option [ ... ]
where option can be:

SUPERUSER | NOSUPERUSER
| CREATEDB | NOCREATEDB
| CREATEROLE | NOCREATEROLE
| INHERIT | NOINHERIT
| LOGIN | NOLOGIN
| REPLICATION | NOREPLICATION
| BYPASSRLS | NOBYPASSRLS
| CONNECTION LIMIT connlimit
| [ ENCRYPTED ] PASSWORD 'password' | PASSWORD NULL
| VALID UNTIL 'timestamp' ALTER USER name RENAME TO new_name ALTER USER { role_specification | ALL } [ IN DATABASE database_name ] SET configuration_parameter { TO | = } { value | DEFAULT } ALTER USER { role_specification | ALL } [ IN DATABASE database_name ] SET configuration_parameter FROM CURRENT ALTER USER { role_specification | ALL } [ IN DATABASE database_name ] RESET configuration_parameter ALTER USER { role_specification | ALL } [ IN DATABASE database_name ] RESET ALL where role_specification can be:
role_name
| CURRENT_ROLE
| CURRENT_USER
| SESSION_USER

ALTER USER is now an alias for ALTER ROLE.

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

ALTER ROLE (ALTER_ROLE(7))

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