Restricting User Access by Column in a Table or View - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

Security Administration

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2024-04-05
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Restricting user access by column is more precise than assigning user privileges on views, and it avoids the unnecessary proliferation of views.

You can define column level access restrictions by specifying a comma-separated list of columns after INSERT, REFERENCES, SELECT, or UPDATE when assigning privileges on a view or table:
  • In a GRANT statement, to allow only the specified privilege on a limited number of columns in a table or view.
  • In a REVOKE statement, to limit broader privileges previously granted on a table or view.

For further information, see Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Data Control Language, B035-1149.