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

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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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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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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: 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' = PASSWORD('******...
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What's the owner of SqlServerAgent job for?

What is the possible use of owner of an SQL Server Agent job, I wonder? Removed, and left it blank and the job still succeeds
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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 it'...
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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 databases inaccessible after physical restart

We have an unusual error happening on the SQL Server. After restarting the physical server where the SQL Server instance is installed, the user databases are not accessible. System databases are ...
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How to create a non-sa SQL Server login / access without control server permission

I have SQL Server, and I need to give access to other users to run basic queries (just select on 1 database). I have created a login for a user, and have amended their permissions, but once I deny ...
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Domain Admins can't connect to SQL Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller and a database server (W2K12R2/SQL Server 2012). As allowed usergroup I have given the group "domain-admins" sysadmin rights. But somehow any domain-...
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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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Granting Execute Permissions on Stored Procedures, Functions and Views

I am using a user which has read permission only. It basically has permission to Connect Execute However, it does not have execute permissions on Functions and Stored Procedures. In part of my ...
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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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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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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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what is the password to user mongodb when mongodb is installed in ubuntu?

When I installed mongodb in ubuntu, user mongodb and group mongodb are created in /etc/passwd and /etc/group. But I have no idea of the password to these user and group. I have to run mongod as root ...
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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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How to restrict MySQL user to not import and export database

I have created a read only MySQL user but this user have an option to export the database through phpmyadmin. How can I disable the options Export and Import?
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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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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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Insufficient Prilivege for Function

I'm using a Function that I can't read, when I try to open it, I can't see the definition. I get following error Error : Insufficient privilege. Nevertheless, it is being executed by my app ...
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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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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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DENY access to EXEC for a role

I have a read-only database user that I do not want to be able to run the EXEC command. I ran the following: DENY EXECUTE to db_USERROLE_deny That completed successfully; however, when I sign in as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I prevent my clients viewing my database definition when it is installed on their server?

I want to give my database to the client to install on their server. However, I want to deny the client rights to see the tables and stored procedures and also want to restrict that database to run ...
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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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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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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 grant the privilege of connecting to SSIS?

Attempting to run SSIS packages using dtexec.exe, I got this error message: Could not load package "D:\Filename.dtsx" because of error 0xC00160AE. Description: Connecting to the Integration Services ...
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OPENQUERY and server permissions

when I run my stored procedure it is a complete success, even if I run it through exec. Running these: sp_GetServerLogins GO exec ( 'sp_GetServerLogins ') GO I get this: Needless ...
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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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Methods of Denying login by specific SQL Authenticated user using Management Studio

I am trying to create a way of restricting/complicating access, for a particular user, to login to SQL Server, using Management Studio with SQL Server Authentication. I would like a way that also ...
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Restrict user to only take COPY_ONLY backups

Is there a way to force users to only take a full backup with COPY_ONLY so they don't interfere with differential backups? Our developers need to take backups every now and then but they don't ...
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How to find out ALL the users that can connect to SSAS?

I have an user called mycompany\aives that is not listed in the list of administrators in the SSAS, not belong to any of the AD (active directory) groups listed there, however, he can connect 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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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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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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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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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 ...