45.61. 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 45-62. pg_user Columns

usenamenameUser name
usesysidint4User ID (arbitrary number used to reference this user)
usecreatedbboolUser can create databases
usesuperboolUser is a superuser
usecatupdbool User can update system catalogs. (Even a superuser cannot do this unless this column is true.)
passwdtextNot the password (always reads as ********)
valuntilabstimePassword expiry time (only used for password authentication)
useconfigtext[]Session defaults for run-time configuration variables