Amazon Redshift
Database Developer Guide (API Version 2012-12-01)


Stores information about external schemas.

PG_EXTERNAL_SCHEMA is visible to all users. Superusers can see all rows; regular users can see only metadata to which they have access. For more information, see CREATE EXTERNAL SCHEMA.

Table Columns

Column Name Data Type Description
esoid oid External schema ID.
eskind integer Kind of external schema.
esdbname text External database name.
esoptions text External schema options.


The following example shows details for external schemas.

select esoid, nspname as schemaname, nspowner, esdbname as external_db, esoptions from pg_namespace a,pg_external_schema b where a.oid=b.esoid; esoid | schemaname | nspowner | external_db | esoptions -------+-----------------+----------+-------------+------------------------------------------------------------- 100134 | spectrum_schema | 100 | spectrum_db | {"IAM_ROLE":"arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/mySpectrumRole"} 100135 | spectrum | 100 | spectrumdb | {"IAM_ROLE":"arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/mySpectrumRole"} 100149 | external | 100 | external_db | {"IAM_ROLE":"arn:aws:iam::123456789012:role/mySpectrumRole"}

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