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REVOKE <privileges>

This statement removes privileges from an existing user. Executing this statement requires the GRANT OPTION privilege and all privileges you revoke.

Synopsis

GrantStmt
GRANTPrivElemListONObjectTypePrivLevelTOUserSpecListRequireClauseOptWithGrantOptionOpt
PrivElemList
PrivElem,
PrivElem
PrivType(ColumnNameList)
PrivType
ALLPRIVILEGESALTERROUTINECREATEUSERTEMPORARYTABLESVIEWROLEROUTINETRIGGERDELETEDROPROLEPROCESSEXECUTEINDEXINSERTSELECTSUPERSHOWDATABASESVIEWUPDATEGRANTOPTIONREFERENCESREPLICATIONSLAVECLIENTUSAGERELOADFILECONFIGLOCKTABLESEVENTSHUTDOWN
ObjectType
TABLE
PrivLevel
*.*Identifier.*Identifier
UserSpecList
UserSpec,

Examples

mysql> CREATE USER 'newuser' IDENTIFIED BY 'mypassword';
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)

mysql> GRANT ALL ON test.* TO 'newuser';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.03 sec)

mysql> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'newuser';
+-------------------------------------------------+
| Grants for newuser@%                            |
+-------------------------------------------------+
| GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO 'newuser'@'%'             |
| GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON test.* TO 'newuser'@'%' |
+-------------------------------------------------+
2 rows in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> REVOKE ALL ON test.* FROM 'newuser';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.03 sec)

mysql> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'newuser';
+-------------------------------------+
| Grants for newuser@%                |
+-------------------------------------+
| GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO 'newuser'@'%' |
+-------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> DROP USER 'newuser';
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.14 sec)

mysql> SHOW GRANTS FOR 'newuser';
ERROR 1141 (42000): There is no such grant defined for user 'newuser' on host '%'

MySQL compatibility

This statement is understood to be fully compatible with MySQL. Any compatibility differences should be reported via an issue on GitHub.

See also

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