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Tool for auditing and managing databse access control lists [on hold]

There is maybe a tool for auding privileges to certain objects in the postgres db, checking password security, checking or public privileges are revoked etc.? A simple script that generates report ...
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How do I add a user that has read access to only ONE database?

I have two databases admin and testdb ; Added a user Alice in the test database db.addUser( { user: "Alice",pwd: "Moon1234",roles: [ "readWrite" ] } ); But when I login using the user Alice, I can ...
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db2 import and user access

When I import data from DB2 using db2move, the dump file comes with the data exported as "USERX.MYTABLE". The import process seems to be fine, I see lots of: USERX.MYTABLE n rows imported ... But ...
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Easily give role in one database access to tables in another database on the same server

I have a database server (Sql Server 2008 R2 Enterprise) supporting two separate but related vendor products, each with it's own database (call them X and Y) In database X I a have a lot of users ...
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How to get all roles that a user is a member of (including inherited roles)?

Let's say I have two Postgresql database groups, "authors" and "editors", and two users, "maxwell" and "ernest". create role authors; create role editors; create user maxwell; create user ernest; ...
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SQL Server Reporting Services: How to check who accessed certain report?

I am in process of eliminating who should have access to SQL Server Reporting Services reports that I have created. Is there a way to find out who has accessed certain reports during past month? My ...
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Handling data access in MS Report Builder 3.0

We have denormalised tables in our reporting database which provides data for creating ad-hoc reports in Report Builder 3.0. What is the best way to model the data access in Report Builder? The ...
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How to block user access to perform database application update?

Where I work we have a SQL Server database (Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2) that serves as the back-end with two different user interfaces, a .NET web interface and a FoxPro interface. Every month we ...
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How to avoid large joins when determining which rows a user is authorized for?

Typical wep app situation: you have logged in users querying for resources exposed through an API. As a hypothetical example, company administrators quering for their employees' time sheets: company ...
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How to find which tables and views a user has access to?

We have a SQL Server 2008 database and have restricted all tables and views away from a specific user ID. Over the years we have granted back tables and views one at a time based on user need. We ...
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What must be in place to validate a XMLTYPE against a schema?

I have a procedure that generates an XMLTYPE and I want to validate it against a schema. The problem is that there seems to be a permissions issue running createSchemaBasedXML because when I run the ...
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MySQL user created via command line can't access PHPMyAdmin

I'm trying to create a read-only user with access to one database in PHPMyAdmin. Since I'm a server newbie I followed some instructions line-by-line on setting up my database and PHPMyAdmin. As ...
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implementing DAC and MAC in Oracle

I want an example that might help me implement a dynamics modes of an access mode model. From from page 58 of Secured Database Application Development: Static Access Modes are: use 1 ...
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How can I programmatically grant (and revoke) temporary database access in MySQL?

Suppose I have a datastore comprising many databases. For the purposes of this question, let's assume MySQL, but I suspect it might apply to many technologies. The stored records aren't particularly ...
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Unable to access mysql database remotely

I ran this command- [root@dev-img mysql]# mysql -u root -h 192.168.1.181 -e "use mysql;" and this is the output I got- ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'192.168.1.65' (using ...
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User defined content specific permissions with varying conditions. How to design tables? [closed]

I'm working on a privacy settings problem, which is proving to be cumbersome to design. Essentially I have: User created content User can define access groups for content. Access groups vary ...
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Designing An ACL Based Permission System

I am trying to create a permissions system where everything is going to be stored in MySQL (or some database) and pulled using PHP for a project management system I am building.  I am right now trying ...
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Tables accessed during last periods in postgresql

I want to check that which tables are updated during the last period or say in descending order of accesstime of tables, then how can I view that for postgresql ?
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Database logon trigger

To block a particular user and IP combination on an Oracle Database , I created the following trigger, and compiled without errors. Create or replace trigger you_may_not_login after logon on database ...
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Are there any objective reasons to prefer a prefix over a suffix for an environment-specific login?

When creating environment specific logins (development, qa, staging, production, etc.) I'm faced with the choice of making the denotation a prefix or a suffix to the login name. Examples ...
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acl to allow nested groups in owner attribute

I'm trying to create an ACL entry to allow users specified in the owner attribute of a group to manage the group, and also allow groups, including nested groups to be specified as owners. I've got ...
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Dates in openldap acl rules

Is it possible to use dates in OpenLDAP's ACL entries? I'm looking to do something like to * by this/termDate < NOW none by * break