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

SVV_LANGUAGE_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
language_name text The name of the language.
privilege_type text The type of the permission. Possible value is USAGE.
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_LANGUAGE_PRIVILEGES.

SELECT language_name,privilege_type,identity_name,identity_type,admin_option FROM svv_language_privileges WHERE identity_name IN ('role1', 'reguser'); language_name | privilege_type | identity_name | identity_type | admin_option ---------------+----------------+---------------+---------------+--------------- exfunc | USAGE | reguser | user | False exfunc | USAGE | role1 | role | False plpythonu | USAGE | reguser | user | False