Vertica Analytics Platform Version 9.2.x Documentation

GRANT (Database)

Grants database privileges to users and roles.

Syntax

GRANT { privilege[,…] | ALL [ PRIVILEGES ] }
   ON DATABASE db‑spec
   TO grantee[,…] 
   [ WITH GRANT OPTION ]  

Parameters

privilege

The following privileges are valid for a database:

  • CREATE: Create schemas.
  • TEMP: Create temporary tables. By default, all users are granted this privilege through their DEFAULT role.
ALL [PRIVILEGES]

Grants all database privileges that also belong to the grantor. Grantors cannot grant privileges that they themselves lack.

The optional keyword PRIVILEGES conforms with the SQL standard.

db‑spec

Specifies the current database, set to the database name or DEFAULT.

grantee

Specifies who is granted privileges, one of the following:

WITH GRANT OPTION

Gives grantee the privilege to grant the same privileges to other users or roles, and also revoke them. For details, see Granting Privileges in the Administrator's Guide.

Privileges

Non-superuser: Privileges grantee given the option (WITH GRANT OPTION) of granting privileges to other users or roles.

Example

The following example grants user Fred the right to create schemas in the current database.

=> GRANT CREATE ON DATABASE DEFAULT TO Fred;