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ALTER USER (Azure SQL Database)

This topic is OBSOLETE. You can find the most current version in the SQL 14 Transact-SQL Reference.

Renames a database user or changes its default schema.

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This topic is not maintained. For the current version, see ALTER USER.

Syntax Conventions (Azure SQL Database)


ALTER USER userName  
     WITH <set_item> [ ,...n ]

<set_item> ::= 
          NAME =newUserName 
          | DEFAULT_SCHEMA =schemaName
          | LOGIN = loginName

This syntax diagram demonstrates the supported arguments and options in Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

If the ALTER USER statement is the only statement in a SQL batch, Microsoft Azure SQL Database supports the WITH LOGIN clause. If the ALTER USER statement is not the only statement in a SQL batch or is executed in dynamic SQL, the WITH LOGIN clause is not supported.

When used while connected to a federation member, the following syntax is supported:

ALTER USER userName
     WITH <set_item> [ ,…n ]
[;]

<set_item> ::=
     NAME = newUserName

For more information about the arguments and the ALTER USER statement, see ALTER USER in SQL Server Books Online.

Requires ALTER ANY USER permission on the database.

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