List admins in Redshift

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Query below returns list of admins in current Redshift instance.


select usesysid as user_id,
       usename as username,
       usecreatedb as db_create,
       usesuper as is_superuser,
       valuntil as password_expiration
from pg_user
where is_super_user = true
order by user_id


  • user_id - id of the user
  • username - user name
  • db_create - flag indicating if user can create new databases
  • is_superuser - flag if user have superuser privileges
  • password_expiration - date of user password expiration


  • One row represents one admin in the database
  • Scope of rows: all admins in Redshift
  • Ordered by user id

Sample results

sample results

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