Privileges granted to an account or role through the security mechanism of an operating system, database manager or other system.

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Why doesn't Oracle show my privileges?

I have a user that is able to drop, alter, create tables and indexes. But when I list the privileges for my Oracle user it does not show any CREATE TABLE or other such privileges. How am I able to do ...
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mysql replication and GRANT that doesn't quite grant

I am trying to set up mysql replication. All's well, but I see an error 1045 for the slave: mysql> show slave status\G *************************** 1. row *************************** ...
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MySQL: with CREATE_USER_PRIV, GETTING “Access denied” when attempting to change another user's password

In MySQL 5.6.27, user 'bmcrae' has create user privileges and is able to create a new user. However, when trying to change another user's password: SQL: SET PASSWORD FOR 'newuser' = ...
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What is the 'auth_string' in 'GRANT' 'ON' SQL command in MySQL/MariaDB?

In the typical command to grant privileges: GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON databasename.* TO "wordpressusername"@"hostname" IDENTIFIED BY "password"; What is the "password" part? The documentation says ...
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SQL Server group is missing after installation of SQL Server 2008 R2

I've installed SQL Server 2008 R2 and defined a local network service account to run the MSSQLSERVER service. Now I'd like to change the running user to a domain user. I know that this domain user ...
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User cannot select from table but their permission appear to show that they should be able to

I attempted to revoke delete permissions to most users in a database by using the deny and revoke sql commands and checking the deny box for delete when adding the table as a securable in the UI. ...
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MySQL Proxy on Current User

I'm trying to grant permissions to the current user logged in depending on their role, but it doesn't seem possible to have a select statement at the end of the GRANT PROXY # TO # command The code I ...
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Getting non owner to execute a job

I've attempted to implement solution three from the following Q & A: Allow non-sysadmin, non-owner of a SQL Server Agent job to execute it Table created and sproc created in msdb, inserted rows ...
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What permissions are required to return rows from information_schema.schemata?

In postgres (I'm on 9.3.4) what permissions are required to return rows for select * from information_schema.schemata The 9.3 documentation says "are owned by a currently enabled role". Does that ...
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Bypass or Override SQL Server DB related error during WSUS Setup Installation?

When trying to install the latest WSUS release from here: Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 We tried it once with the DB and then someone suggested detaching the DB and moving to another drive ...
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Granting only SELECT permissions on specific views to a specific user

I have landed in a scenario were I have to let a user inside a database which is not his. Hence I want to make sure that he is only able to SELECT from the views that I deem he can read from. I have ...
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Wildcard in CREATE grant in MySQL

MySQL allows the use of wildcards for database names, in order to allow an user to operate only on a subset of databases: GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `foobar%`.* TO 'user'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY ...
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Why do my queries are not routed to a correct queue for my user group in Redshift

I was following this tutorial to configure query queues on Redshift. So I created a parameter group, modified parameter group settings and created a queue. It has Query Groups set up as data_team ...
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Permissions required to add user to fixed server role

We want to take a group out of sysadmin but grant them a role so they can do the following: add, change, remove database access on prod servers for users, groups and service accounts. create and ...
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SQL Logins in db_owner role on database cannot create stored procedures

I started locking down permissions in our test environment by removing sysadmin permission from generic accounts. The first account, used by several developers, is a local SQL login. I gave the ...
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Grant select on tables with a specific naming pattern

How to grant select on all tables starting with VVC_? grant select on VVC_* to user1
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How to grant permissions to users based on table information?

Say I have a table: +------------------------+ | Employees | +------+--------+--------+ | Dept | Name | Salary | +------+--------+--------+ | 1 | John | 10000 | | 1 | Mary | ...
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PL/SQL Can't grant privileges while logged as system

I can't grant the execute privilege on DBMS_LOB (I need it to operate on files), even when I'm logged as system. What can I do? Granting DBA ROLE doesn't help at all. Error starting at line 7 in ...
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How can I restrict users to see only tables they can SELECT from

I have a redshift database with many schemas and tables. I created a group of users and granted them with permissions to view (select) tables in some particular schema: CREATE GROUP data_viewers; ...
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Permissions on Trigger Problem

I am working with a database in MS-SQL 2008 R2, and I'm running into a problem. The basic setup is this: There are two tables of interest: dbo.Assesments and audit.Assesments. dbo.Assesments is the ...
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Grant SELECT on all tables in Redshift

I am trying to assign SELECT privilege to a group in Redshift. So I created a group and a user in that group: CREATE GROUP data_viewers; CREATE USER <user> PASSWORD '<password>' IN GROUP ...
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Is there a way in SQL Server to make a table only able to insert by trigger?

The title is pretty self explanatory but if your'e curious as to why I want this; I want this because I have an archive/log table that stores past values of an active table and due to this I don't ...
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Confused Logins and Users in SQL Server

In SQL Server, when setting permissions with a Grant statement, we do it on Users, not Logins. For example: CREATE LOGIN login1 WITH PASSWORD = 'sssssssss'; use mydb; CREATE USER user1 FOR LOGIN ...
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Group permissions in postgreSQL not inheriting to table level

I am moving to a group role from a lot of individual users and have one table that needs to have permissions SELECT, INSERT only. Lets say I have: user1 user2 newgroup Both of the users are in ...
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Alter default privileges for role

I have database called Blackacre and two roles who have access to it: johnrole and janerole. janerole has been granted ALL privileges and johnrole has only been granted the SELECT privilege. Problem ...
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How do you properly remove “REQUIRE SSL” from a single user?

I successfully granted REQUIRE SSL to a single user by doing... mysql -u"${targetMySqlUser}" -p"${targetMySqlPass}" -e "GRANT USAGE ON dbname.* TO 'dbusername'@'%' REQUIRE SSL;" but im failing on ...
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How do I detect execute permission granted to a role (when no ON clause was used)

I just spent hours trying to figure out how an app had privilege to execute stored procedures. TIL from StackExchange: Turns out the ON clause is optional for GRANT, allowing a role to be granted ...
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Unable to set user/group as principal on a proxy

I'm organizing permissions on our SQL Server instance. I want to stop using a SQL Server account, and instead grant permissions to Active Directory groups, and then add user and service accounts to ...
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Create Linked Server using Active Directory account

I was able to grant access in MSSQL to an Active Directory group and add a service account to that group. It's working fine, I'm able to use trusted connection to login on that MSSQL using both my ...
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Principle of least privilege for sql server agent jobs

I've just read this article which advocates using the sa account for ownership of sql server agent jobs. http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-tip-assign-ownership-jobs-sysadmin-account He has a couple ...
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How to script permissions for all logins/users/tables/schemas

Over the years, I have used countless scripts and applications to generate all permissions for SQL Server databases. I have used both paid and free tools. I feel that not one of them seems to be ...
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Deny users permission to create tables in master

I have noticed that I can create tables, schemas, stored procedures etc. the master database. I don't know what is granting this permission. It's annoying, because when we open a *.sql file in SSMS, ...
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Grant Admin to an Active Directory account in SQL Server

I have a SQL Server 2012 instance, and an Active Directory group, which I can add Active Directory users to. I have my personal AD account (MyAccount) and a service account (ServiceAccount) in that ...
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ERROR 1 (HY000): Can't create/write to file (Errcode: 13 - Permission denied)

I've been struggling for a couple of days with this now and have been trying to use this thread amongst other google searches to resolve it but can't seem to get it to work. When I run this SELECT ...
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How can I prevent users from accessing certain data?

Here is a screenshot of my database in MS Access 2016: On the left, I have all my tables, queries and forms. I would like to prevent users from accessing these data as well as the VBA code (i.e ...
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how to force mysql 5.5 server to allow tls/ssl encrypted connections only?

given a mysql Server 5.5 community edition (which came with SLES 11sp4). i configured it to support TLS and it works fine. but i did not found any options or parameters to FORCE IT to do TLS/SSL ...
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MongoDB job on CentOS 7 has file permission errors

I have a CentOS 7 server and I've been trying to start using MongoDB. At some point, I changed group & file permissions for the following: /var/lib/mongo /var/run/mongodb /var/log/mongodb What ...
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-2147205987:[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]][SQL Server]Cannot execute as the database principal because the principal “guest” does not exist

Recently moved SQL Server from a desktop to a virtual machine and now facing the below error message while connecting to SQL Server using SQL Authentication. -2147205987:[Microsoft][ODBC SQL ...
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How to set minimal permissions to change SQL Azure Firewall rules

I have a desktop app that connects to SQL Azure database. Some users have dynamic IP addresses, and it is not possible to get them to use fixed addresses. I've written an ASP.NET page hosted on the ...
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Can you provide rights to a snapshot without providing rights to the database?

Is it possible to give a user or group rights to a snapshot without giving them rights to the database if the database and snapshot both reside on the same instance?
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Privilege to set default database in MySQL

It turns out that a user cannot set default database if it does not have global (mysql.user) or any database-level permissions (mysql.db): MariaDB [(none)]> use mysql; ERROR 1044 (42000): Access ...
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Packaging SQL Server Express 2012 install won't install due to user rights

Is there a way force the above permission window to elevate the user permissions?
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How do I allow users to add members to a specific database role?

I want to GRANT permissions to a new database role so that defined users can add and remove members from that role WITHOUT granting ALTER ANY ROLE permissions. Here's how my query runs/dies: CREATE ...
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Hide Schemas and Tables

I have the following structure: Views dbo.vSales Sec.vSales Tables dbo.Security Sec.Products Sec.Countries Sec.Users I have 2 groups accessing my Database: Administrators Standard_User ...
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How would I access a system view in SQL Azure master database without logging into master?

My service needs to periodically read sys.resource_stats which is only in "master" database of SQL Azure server. The service currently only accesses a "regular" database in the same server. Accessing ...
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SSMS connects, Linked server fails

There's a SQL Server 2012 machine which I have login and password. It's a SQL Server login, not an AD one. I'm able to login using SSMS. But when I configure a linked server in my SQL Server I get ...
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special setup to create views in Oracle in default schema

When creating views in Oracle, do you need special setup for a given user if the view and table in which the view is reading from are in two different schemas? The user creating the view has dba ...
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What is the minimum privilege required to create a full text index?

I just created a full text catalog on my database. I now have a developer who needs the ability to create full text indexes on the tables in this database. The suggestion given in a previous ...
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MySQL replication and master users on slave server

Do the users initiating inserts on the master server also have to be on the slave with at least as many permissions for the replicated queries to be correctly executed? My understanding is that you ...
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should I give dbo permissions to NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE?

We're in the process of assessing a new application that will require access to our MSSQL database I've set up a user that is a member of a role only giving it readonly access to certain views in the ...