ALTER FILESPACE

ALTER FILESPACE

Changes the definition of a filespace.

Synopsis

ALTER FILESPACE name RENAME TO newname

ALTER FILESPACE name OWNER TO newowner

Description

ALTER FILESPACE changes the definition of a filespace.

You must own the filespace to use ALTER FILESPACE. To alter the owner, you must also be a direct or indirect member of the new owning role (note that superusers have these privileges automatically).

Parameters

name
The name of an existing filespace.
newname
The new name of the filespace. The new name cannot begin with pg_ or gp_ (reserved for system filespaces).
newowner
The new owner of the filespace.

Examples

Rename filespace myfs to fast_ssd:

ALTER FILESPACE myfs RENAME TO fast_ssd;

Change the owner of tablespace myfs:

ALTER FILESPACE myfs OWNER TO dba;

Compatibility

There is no ALTER FILESPACE statement in the SQL standard or in PostgreSQL.

See Also

DROP FILESPACE, gpfilespace in the Greenplum Database Utility Guide