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NAME

       ALTER USER - change a database role

SYNOPSIS

       ALTER 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’

       ALTER USER name RENAME TO newname

       ALTER USER name SET configuration_parameter { TO | = } { value | DEFAULT }
       ALTER USER name SET configuration_parameter FROM CURRENT
       ALTER USER name RESET configuration_parameter
       ALTER USER name RESET ALL

DESCRIPTION

       ALTER USER is now an alias for ALTER ROLE [alter_role(7)].

COMPATIBILITY

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

SEE ALSO

       ALTER ROLE [alter_role(7)]