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Setting Session Authorization to Troubleshoot

There are possible scenarios in which a dbadmin would want to run queries as another user to troubleshoot or test. You can use SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION to impersonate another user and run queries. Let's understand this with an example. Here we create a user named test, resource pool named userpool, and make this a default...

User Security Auditing in Vertica

Are you a database administer who manages users and roles in your Vertica database? Do you need to keep track of who has permission to access certain database objects? If so, here's a quick guide to queries that help you review the users, roles, privileges, and permissions that you have configured in your database. These...