Online Documentation for SQL Manager for PostgreSQL

Editing properties

Use the Properties tab of Role Editor to specify properties of the user/group being created/edited.



Specifies the name by which the role is identified in the server.


Role Editor - Editing properties



Object ID

This field displays the OID of the role being created/edited. This value is read-only.


CheckBox Can login

This option specifies whether the role can be used to login (user) or not (role).


Password / Confirm password

Enter/confirm a password to identify the role.


Valid until

Check CheckBox Always if you do not want to restrict the role validity term, or set the role expiration date/time (i.e. the date and time after which the role's password is no longer valid) using the corresponding controls. It is possible to set the date value manually by typing it in, or using the date editor which is activated when you click the value box.


Connection limit

Specify how many concurrent connections the role can make (the default is -1 indicating that the number of connections is unlimited).


Role privileges

CheckBox Inherits rights from parent roles

This option determines whether the role inherits the privileges of role(s) it is a member of.


CheckBox Superuser

This option determines whether the role is a superuser, who can override all access restrictions within the database.


CheckBox Can create database objects

This option defines the role's ability to create database objects.


CheckBox Can create roles

This option determines whether the role will be permitted to create new roles (i.e. execute CREATE ROLE).


CheckBox Is a replication role

This option determines whether a role is allowed to initiate streaming replication or put the system in and out of backup mode.


CheckBox Can modify catalog directly

This option determines whether the role can modify system catalog directly or not.

Note: This option is only available if Superuser is specified for the role.