THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns one row for each column that has a privilege that is either granted to or granted by the current user in the current database.

To retrieve information from these views, specify the fully qualified name of INFORMATION_SCHEMA.view_name.

Column nameData typeDescription
GRANTORnvarchar(128)Privilege grantor.
GRANTEEnvarchar(128)Privilege grantee.
TABLE_CATALOGnvarchar(128)Table qualifier.
TABLE_SCHEMAnvarchar(128)Name of schema that contains the table.

 ** Important ** Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema of an object. The only reliable way to find the schema of a object is to query the sys.objects catalog view.
TABLE_NAMEsysnameTable name.
COLUMN_NAMEsysnameColumn name.
PRIVILEGE_TYPEvarchar(10)Type of privilege.
IS_GRANTABLEvarchar(3)Specifies whether the grantee can grant permissions to others.

System Views (Transact-SQL)
Information Schema Views (Transact-SQL)
sys.sql_modules (Transact-SQL)
sys.objects (Transact-SQL)
sys.database_permissions (Transact-SQL)
sys.server_permissions (Transact-SQL)

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