CREATE USER v10

Name

CREATE USER -- define a new database user account.

Synopsis

CREATE USER <name> [IDENTIFIED BY <password>]

Description

CREATE USER adds a new user to an Advanced Server database cluster. You must be a database superuser to use this command.

When the CREATE USER command is given, a schema will also be created with the same name as the new user and owned by the new user. Objects with unqualified names created by this user will be created in this schema.

Parameters

name

The name of the user.

password

The user’s password. The password can be changed later using ALTER USER.

Notes

The maximum length allowed for the user name and password is 63 characters.

Examples

Create a user named, john.

CREATE USER john IDENTIFIED BY abc;

See Also

DROP USER