ALTER USER (TSQL Statement)

changes the attributes of the specified user.

Syntax

ALTER USER user_name
    WITH <option> [ ,...n ]

<option> ::=
      NAME  = new_user_name
    | LOGIN = login_name

Arguments

user_name
is the user name.
NAME = new_user_name
is the new name of the user.
LOGIN = login_name
is the new login to which the user is mapped.
login_name cannot be sa (only user dbo can have sa as login).

Remarks

Only sa or dbo is allowed to execute this statement.

Examples

ALTER USER jean_pierre WITH NAME = jp;

ALTER USER jp WITH LOGIN = jpr;