System privileges

As its name suggests, system privileges gives to a particular user the right to perform specific actions on the SAP HANA system itself, not just on a given table or view.

These are particular rights which should not be given to just any user, but should be reserved to those users who need to perform a particular task. We'll not be adding any of these privileges to our role, however we'll take a look at the available options and what they are used for.

Click on the green plus-sign button at the top of the System Privileges tab to see a list of the available privileges. By default the dialog will do a search on all available values; there are only fifteen or so, but you can as usual filter them down if you require using the filter ...

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