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Use SVV_FUNCTION_PRIVILEGES to view the function permissions that are explicitly granted to users, roles, and groups in the current database.

SVV_FUNCTION_PRIVILEGES is visible to the following users:

  • Superusers

  • Users with the ACCESS SYSTEM TABLE permission

Other users can only see identities they have access to or own.

Table columns

Column name Data type Description
namespace_name text The name of the namespace where a specified function exists.
function_name text The name of the function.
argument_types text The string that represents the type of input argument for a function.
privilege_type text The type of the permission. Possible value is EXECUTE.
identity_id integer The ID of the identity. Possible values are user ID, role ID, or group ID.
identity_name text The name of the identity.
identity_type text The type of the identity. Possible values are user, role, group, or public.
admin_option boolean A value that indicates whether the user can grant the permission to other users and roles. It is always false for the role and group identity type.

Sample query

The following example displays the result of the SVV_FUNCTION_PRIVILEGES.

SELECT namespace_name,function_name,argument_types,privilege_type,identity_name,identity_type,admin_option FROM svv_function_privileges WHERE identity_name IN ('role1', 'reguser'); namespace_name | function_name | argument_types | privilege_type | identity_name | identity_type | admin_option ----------------+---------------+----------------------------+----------------+----------------+---------------+-------------- public | test_func1 | integer | EXECUTE | role1 | role | False public | test_func2 | integer, character varying | EXECUTE | reguser | user | False