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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » User and database security » User security (roles and privileges) » Inheritance of roles and privileges


Inheritance of roles

By default, system privileges and roles are inherited by grantees of the roles. For backwards compatibility with pre-16.0 databases, however, it was necessary to allow the ability to block the inheritance of those roles which were previously non-inheritable authorities. These roles include:

To learn more, see GRANT statement.

If you have pre-16.0 databases, you may also want refer to this topic: Changes in inheritance behavior for some authorities that became roles.