Provided by: postgresql-client-9.1_9.1.3-2_i386
REASSIGN_OWNED - change the ownership of database objects owned by a
REASSIGN OWNED BY old_role [, ...] TO new_role
REASSIGN OWNED instructs the system to change the ownership of the
database objects owned by one of the old_roles, to new_role.
The name of a role. The ownership of all the objects in the current
database owned by this role will be reassigned to new_role.
The name of the role that will be made the new owner of the
REASSIGN OWNED is often used to prepare for the removal of one or more
roles. Because REASSIGN OWNED only affects the objects in the current
database, it is usually necessary to execute this command in each
database that contains objects owned by a role that is to be removed.
REASSIGN OWNED requires privileges on both the source role(s) and the
The DROP OWNED (DROP_OWNED(7)) command is an alternative that drops all
the database objects owned by one or more roles. Note also that DROP
OWNED requires privileges only on the source role(s).
The REASSIGN OWNED command does not affect the privileges granted to
the old_roles in objects that are not owned by them. Use DROP OWNED to
revoke those privileges.
The REASSIGN OWNED command does not affect the ownership of any
databases owned by the role. Use ALTER DATABASE (ALTER_DATABASE(7)) to
reassign that ownership.
The REASSIGN OWNED statement is a PostgreSQL extension.
DROP OWNED (DROP_OWNED(7)), DROP ROLE (DROP_ROLE(7)), ALTER DATABASE