52.95. pg_user

The view pg_user provides access to information about database users. This is simply a publicly readable view of pg_shadow that blanks out the password field.

Table 52.96. pg_user Columns

Column Type


usename name

User name

usesysid oid

ID of this user

usecreatedb bool

User can create databases

usesuper bool

User is a superuser

userepl bool

User can initiate streaming replication and put the system in and out of backup mode.

usebypassrls bool

User bypasses every row-level security policy, see Section 5.8 for more information.

passwd text

Not the password (always reads as ******** )

valuntil timestamptz

Password expiry time (only used for password authentication)

useconfig text[]

Session defaults for run-time configuration variables