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DROP OWNED - remove database objects owned by a database role
DROP OWNED BY name [, ...] [ CASCADE | RESTRICT ]
DROP OWNED drops all the objects in the current database that are owned
by one of the specified roles. Any privileges granted to the given
roles on objects in the current database will also be revoked.
name The name of a role whose objects will be dropped, and whose
privileges will be revoked.
Automatically drop objects that depend on the affected objects.
Refuse to drop the objects owned by a role if any other database
objects depend on one of the affected objects. This is the
DROP OWNED is often used to prepare for the removal of one or more
roles. Because DROP 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.
Using the CASCADE option might make the command recurse to objects
owned by other users.
The REASSIGN OWNED [reassign_owned(7)] command is an alternative that
reassigns the ownership of all the database objects owned by one or
The DROP OWNED statement is a PostgreSQL extension.
REASSIGN OWNED [reassign_owned(7)], DROP ROLE [drop_role(7)]