Macros | Privileges Needed for Database Administration | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - Macros - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Advanced SQL Engine Security Administration

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Published
July 2021
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2022-02-15
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create a macro CREATE MACRO privilege on the database or user in which the macro is to be created. The creator automatically gets the DROP MACRO and EXECUTE privileges WITH GRANT OPTION. The immediate owner of the macro:
  • is the database in which it exists, not the user who created it
  • determines the macro access privileges, not the macro
  • must have all the appropriate privileges for executing the macro, including WITH GRANT OPTION
drop a macro DROP MACRO privilege on the macro.
rename a macro DROP MACRO privilege on the macro.

In addition, the user renaming a macro must have the privileges for all statements the macro performs.

execute a macro EXECUTE privilege on the macro.

In addition, the immediate owner of the macro (the database in which the macro resides) must have the necessary privileges on objects named in the request set for statements that are contained in the macro.

replace a macro
  • privileges for all statements the macro performs
  • privileges that depend on whether the macro being replaced already exists.
    • If the macro already exists, the DROP MACRO privilege on the macro or its containing database or user.
    • If the macro does not already exist, the CREATE MACRO privilege on the macro or its containing database or user
Once a macro has been replaced, its immediate owner is the database in which it exists, not the user who replaced it. The immediately owning database must have all the appropriate privileges for executing the macro, including WITH GRANT OPTION.
delete a macro DROP MACRO privilege on the specified macro