On 01/21/2014 04:12 AM, Stephen Frost wrote:
>> It also means that monitoring tools must run as superuser to see
>> > information they require, which to me is a total showstopper.
> We've already got *far* too much of that going on for my taste. I'd
> love to see a comprehensive solution to this problem which allows
> monitoring systems to run w/o superuser privileges.
Agreed. I just ran into the issue that getting data out of
pg_stat_replication on replication lag requires superuser privs, which
is annoying; without that, I can run Handyrep entirely as an
unprivileged user, but that one fact requires the handyrep database user
to be a superuser.
It would be really nice to be able to GRANT/REVOKE on some of these
special system views ...
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