Creating a new user
To create new users, you must either be a superuser or have the
How to do it...
pguser@hvost:~$ createuser bob
If you add the
--interactive command-line option, you activate the interactive mode, which means you will be asked some questions, as follows:
pguser@hvost:~$ createuser --interactive alice Shall the new role be a superuser? (y/n) n Shall the new role be allowed to create databases? (y/n) y Shall the new role be allowed to create more new roles? (y/n) n
--interactive, the preceding questions get no as the default answer; you can change that with the
-r command-line options.
In interactive mode, questions are asked only if they make sense. One example...