Renames an existing column.

Available attributes

Name Description Required for Supports Since
catalogName Name of the catalog all 3.0
columnDataType Data type of the column mariadb, mysql all
newColumnName Name to rename the column to all all
oldColumnName Name of the existing column to rename all all
remarks Remarks of the column all
schemaName Name of the schema all
tableName Name of the table containing that the column to rename all all

XML example

<changeSet  author="liquibase-docs"  id="renameColumn-example">  
    <renameColumn  catalogName="cat"  
            remarks="A String"  

YAML example

  id:  renameColumn-example  
  author:  liquibase-docs  
  -  renameColumn:  
      catalogName:  cat  
      columnDataType:  int  
      newColumnName:  full_name  
      oldColumnName:  name  
      remarks:  A String  
      schemaName:  public  
      tableName:  person

JSON example

{  "changeSet":  {  "id":  "renameColumn-example",  "author":  "liquibase-docs",  "changes":  [  {  "renameColumn":  {  "catalogName":  "cat",  "columnDataType":  "int",  "newColumnName":  "full_name",  "oldColumnName":  "name",  "remarks":  "A String",  "schemaName":  "public",  "tableName":  "person"  }  }]  }  }

SQL example

ALTER  TABLE  cat.person  CHANGE  name  full_name  INT  COMMENT  'A String';

Database support

Database Notes Auto rollback
DB2/LUW Supported Yes
DB2/z Supported Yes
Derby Supported Yes
Firebird Supported Yes
H2 Supported Yes
HyperSQL Supported Yes
INGRES Supported Yes
Informix Supported Yes
MariaDB Supported Yes
MySQL Supported Yes
Oracle Supported Yes
PostgreSQL Supported Yes
SQL Server Supported Yes
SQLite Not Supported Yes
Sybase Supported Yes
Sybase Anywhere Supported Yes