Granting Privileges to a Stored Procedure or Trigger

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A stored procedure, view, or trigger sometimes needs privileges to access a table or view that has a different owner. To grant privileges to a stored procedure, put the PROCEDURE keyword before the procedure name. Similarly, to grant privileges to a trigger or view, put the TRIGGER or VIEW keyword before the object name.

Important: When a trigger, stored procedure or view needs to access a table or view, it is sufficient for either the accessing object or the user who is executing it to have the necessary permissions.

The following statement grants the INSERT privilege for the ACCOUNTS table to the procedure, MONEY_TRANSFER:

Tip: As a security measure, privileges to tables can be granted to a procedure instead of to individual users. If a user has EXECUTE privilege on a procedure that accesses a table, then the user does not need privileges to the table.

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