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Basic SQL 92 GRANT syntax.

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TitleBasic SQL 92 GRANT syntax.
URL NameBasic-SQL-92-GRANT-syntax
Article Number000184159
EnvironmentProduct: Progress
Product: OpenEdge
Version 9.x, 10.x, 11.x
OS: All supported platforms
Question/Problem Description
Basic SQL 92 GRANT syntax.
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Clarifying Information
Basic SQL 92 GRANT syntax.
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The GRANT function can set various privileges to a specified users or group of users within a database.

There are two forms of the GRANT statement:
  • Grant database-wide privileges, such as system administration (DBA), general creation (RESOURCE), audit administration (AUDIT_ADMIN), audit archive (AUDIT_ARCHIVE), or audit insert (AUDIT_INSERT).
  • Grant various privileges on specific tables and views. Privilege definitions are stored in the system tables SYSDBAUTH, SYSTABAUTH, and SYSCOLAUTH for the database, tables, and columns, respectively.

Note: It is necessary to separate commands to grant DBA or RESOURCE privileges with any of the AUDIT privileges.
Using the same command to grant a user with DBA or RESOURCE privileges and any of the AUDIT privileges results in an error.

General syntax:

grant RESOURCE, DBA to myuser;

General syntax to grant specific privileges on a table within the database:
GRANT { privilege [, privilege ] , ... | ALL [ PRIVILEGES] } ON table_name TO { username [, username ] , ... | PUBLIC } [ WITH GRANT OPTION ] ;

NOTE:  In the above syntax, the PRIVILEGES option is composed of one or more privileges and has specific syntax as well:
{ SELECT | INSERT | DELETE | INDEX | UPDATE [ ( column , column , ... ) ] | REFERENCES [ ( column , column , ... ) ] }

Sequences within a database may have either the select or update privileges set with the following syntax:
GRANT [SELECT | UPDATE] ON SEQUENCE schema.sequence TO user_name [,user_name]...

Stored procedures must also have privileges set for users to execute the stored procedure:
GRANT EXECUTE ON StoredJavaProcedureName () TO { username [, username ] , ... | PUBLIC } [ WITH GRANT OPTION ] ;
References to Other Documentation:
Online Documentation:

OpenEdge® Data Management:  SQL Reference
Last Modified Date4/8/2016 6:23 PM
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