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Description

This function changes a PostgreSQL® database user's name.

Examples 


 JSON API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/json-api/rename_postgresql_user?api.version=1&oldname=username&newname=username2&password=12345luggage&cpuser=example
 XML API
https://hostname.example.com:2087/cpsess##########/xml-api/rename_postgresql_user?api.version=1&oldname=username&newname=username2&password=12345luggage&cpuser=example
 Command Line
whmapi1 rename_postgresql_user oldname=username newname=username2 password=12345luggage cpuser=example


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/whmapi1

 Output (JSON)
{
  "metadata": {
    "version": 1,
    "reason": "OK",
    "result": "1",
    "command": "rename_postgresql_user"
  }
}
 Output (XML)
<result>
    <metadata>
        <version>1</version>
        <reason>OK</reason>
        <result>1</result>
        <command>rename_postgresql_user</command>
    </metadata>
</result>


Note:

Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.

   

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
oldnamestring

Required

The database user's current name.

A valid username.username

newname

string

Required

The database user's new name.

A valid username.

Warning

If database prefix is enabled, this parameter must include the database prefix for the account.

username2
passwordstring

Required

The database user's new password.

A secure password.12345luggage
cpuserstringThe database user's owner.A valid username.example

Returns

This function only returns metadata.

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