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Use SVV_DEFAULT_PRIVILEGES to view the default privileges that a user has access to in an Amazon Redshift cluster.

SVV_DEFAULT_PRIVILEGES is visible to the following users:

  • Superusers

  • Users with the ACCESS SYSTEM TABLE permission

Other users can only see default permissions granted to them.

Table columns

Column name Data type Description
schema_name text The name of the schema.
object_type text The object type. Possible values are RELATION, FUNCTION, or PROCEDURE.
owner_id integer The owner ID. Possible value is the user ID.
owner_name text The name of the owner.
owner_type text The owner type. Possible value is user.
privilege_type text The privilege type. Possible values are INSERT, SELECT, UPDATE, DELETE, RULE, REFERENCES TRIGGER, DROP, and EXECUTE.
grantee_id integer The grantee ID. Possible values are user ID, role ID, and group ID.
grantee_type text The grantee type. Possible values are user, role, and public.
admin_option boolean The value that indicates whether the user can grant permissions to other users and roles. It is always false for role and group type.

Sample query

The following example returns the output for SVV_DEFAULT_PRIVILEGES.

SELECT * from svv_default_privileges; schema_name | object_type | owner_id | owner_name | owner_type | privilege_type | grantee_id | grantee_name | grantee_type | admin_option -------------+-------------------+--------- +------------+------------+----------------+------------+--------------+--------------+-------------+ public | RELATION | 106 | u1 | user | UPDATE | 107 | u2 | user | f | public | RELATION | 106 | u1 | user | SELECT | 107 | u2 | user | f |