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SVV_SYSTEM_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
system_privilege text The name of the system permission.
identity_id integer The ID of the identity. Possible values are user ID or role ID.
identity_name text The name of the identity.
identity_type text The type of the identity. Possible values are user or role.

Sample query

The following example displays the result for the specified parameters.

SELECT system_privilege,identity_name,identity_type FROM svv_system_privileges WHERE system_privilege = 'ALTER TABLE' AND identity_name = 'sys:superuser'; system_privilege | identity_name | identity_type ------------------+---------------+--------------- ALTER TABLE | sys:superuser | role