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How do I set permissions for Package Body

Here's my situation (slightly envaguened to protect the innocent): I have a package on a Test system and a package on Prod system that need to have identical permissions to access exiting packages and ...
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permissions for schema compare and view job history

I need to grant these permissions, what would be the minimum level I could grant so that they can do their job? I am looking at SQL Server Agent Fixed Database Roles and also Database Engine ...
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PostgreSQL error moving data directory to home folder

I have a problem with the moving of my data directory of PostgreSQL. I found many different ways, but none worked. The most sensible way for me was: Stop PostgreSQL Copy data from old folder to new ...
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how to sucessfully revoke view any definition (or any other server permissions)?

I had to grant a server permissions to an active directory group, in order to solve a LIVE Bug: GRANT VIEW ANY DEFINITION TO [mycompany\webDevSeniors] GO after the permission was no longer needed I ...
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grant dbmail access to account

We have a server with a number of (increasing) databases, each of the "databases" needs to be able to use dbmail. Each (database's) mail account is different and configured via a custom ui. We created ...
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Command fails as CmdExec job but succeeds from console

I have a SQL Server 2014 Agent Job (Type: "Operating system (CmdExec)", Run as: "SQL Server Agent Service Account", Owner: sa) that executes the following command: powershell -ExecutionPolicy Bypass ...
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Do not have permission to use 'dbo' when creating a view

I want to create a user with minimal required access to two databases within a server. The user will be used by someone from a third party integrating a Business Intelligence tool into our database. ...
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How to manage DEFAULT PRIVILEGES for USERs on a DATABASE vs SCHEMA?

I want to migrate a fairly simple, internal, database driven application from SQLite3 to PostgreSQL 9.3 and tighten the permissions in the DB as I go. The application currently consists of a command ...
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Permission in schema for user

I created a default database and created some schemas within this database. Created users for each schema, now I want to give full permission for each user in your schema only, how should I do?
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DENY VIEW DEFINITION TO PUBLIC

I have a SQL account with no permissions other than having the public role. I have run the following command to deny permissions to the system views: use master DENY VIEW ANY DEFINITION TO ...
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How do I create multiple users with one login to have access to single database [closed]

What is the benefit of creating a login for users? If a login grants the principal entry into the server, I want to grant this login to three users: db-writer db-reader ddl-admin each with ...
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Connecting to a new RDS instance from an EC2 instance

I'm trying to use MediaWiki and WP to connect to two MySQL databases. The databases are working properly and so are the forms but when I try to establish a connection to the database with MediaWiki ...
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Prevent explicit insert into serial columns

I want to prevent explicit inserts into serial columns. I have come up to the following trigger: drop table test_table; create table test_table( id bigserial primary key, foobar text ); create or ...
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how do you revoke create table from a user on postgresql 9.4?

I'm trying to create a postgresql user that can select but can't create or drop, insert and so on on a database but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to prevent a user from creating its own ...
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Grant Permissions Within Report SP

Leaving aside why one would want to do such a thing: In MS SQL Server 2008, Is it possible to have a report SP grant permissions to a column used in that report to a table in a database other than ...
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Permissions for sys.database_mirroring in SQL Server

I need to assign permission to use sys.database_mirroring and of course I want to give the minimum amount of privilege. When I looked at microsofts homepage it says: To see the row for a database ...
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How to grant a user the rights to access to all new (future) databases? [duplicate]

On my development machine, I often create new web instances that all run as NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE. I want to grant this account rights to access all new databases that I create in the future in ...
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Property Size is not available for database

I recently restored a database to the same instance it was backed up from (SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise) and found that I couldn't access the database properties. I have done the following: ...
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What privileges are needed to run EXPLAIN PLAN FOR CREATE INDEX?

My user can EXPLAIN PLAN FOR any query I like, but not for CREATE INDEX. I need to do that in order to estimate a suggested index's size, and using sysdba is out of question. What privileges should I ...
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script to show all the permissions for a table

inside my database I have a procedure called spGen2_tblIE_SchedProcess_Update. when I run this script select * from sys.objects where name = 'spGen2_tblIE_SchedProcess_Update' Inside the same ...
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Grant privileges in other table than mysql table

I have been requested to create a back-end area for an existing website (on a provider's server), consisting of several tables and php pages. This back-end area should not be accessible/visible to ...
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Can't alter default privileges

I followed the steps below. I installed PostgreSQL. I logged in as postgres via (sudo -i -u postgres) I created new user new_user via shell script createuser --interactive I granted that user ...
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Allowing non-sysadmin users to see SQL Server execution plans

Is this possible ? On SQL Server 2012+, grant access to a non sysadmin user to see the execution plans ? And can this be done for selected databases only ?
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Cannot revoke default privileges from postgresql user

I am using the psql tool: Command: my_db=# \ddp Result: Default access privileges Owner | Schema | Type | Access privileges ...
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postgres: how can I allow index creation but no table mutations or table drops by the same user?

I am setting up a postgres server with what is going to be a (mostly) read-only workload. I would like to allow myself and colleagues to create/drop indices as we see fit, without allowing ...
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Redshift schema access permissions not applied to new tables [duplicate]

I've granted privileges to a group in Redshift: GRANT USAGE ON SCHEMA public TO GROUP read_clients; GRANT SELECT ON ALL TABLES IN SCHEMA public TO GROUP read_clients; However when I create a new ...
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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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SSIS Run Excel Macro Error

I have an SSIS package that populates an Excel file. The package is run from a SQL Server Agent job. It all runs fine, but now I have added a Macro to the Excel file. This macro causes the Package to ...
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PostgreSQL user only drop some tables

Is there a way to have a PostgreSQL user that can drop all but specified tables? We need the user to be able to drop some tables but not all. It would be preferred to be able to use something like ...
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List of role permissions including other roles - how can I find out the roles that belong to other roles?

I can see the permissions of a role in a database using the scripts in List all permissions for a given role? However, It does not show me when the role belongs to a another role. For ...
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How to give a user “create any database” permission in SQL Server? [closed]

Is it different from the dbcreator permission? Can anybody explain the process?
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Finding out what permissions are required by the SQL Server Agent Jobs

I've been looking at this for a while and I can't work out an easy way to do this. As it stands every job in the database runs under SA level rights (horrifying thought) I'm sure some of the jobs ...
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How to preseve Execute permissions for MySQL procedure with alter procedure (Drop/Create)

In MySQL you can not alter procedure rather you have to perform drop/create procedure to alter the body of the procedure. The problem is doing drop/create also removes the execute permissions given on ...
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SQL Server data folder access rights

I did a fresh SQL Server 2014 install. Next, I wanted to attach some databases from a previous SQL Server 2012 server. I copied all mdf and ldf files to the data directory, but when I tried to attach ...
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“Specify SQL Server administrators” - unusual default value

When installing SQL Server, you get to specify SQL Server administrators, i.e., the list of users initially in the sysadmin role. By default, this list contains the current user. (Image quoted from ...
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No mysql database in mysql server - how do I give users permissions?

I have a mysql server (5.5.44) running on my local Ubuntu 14 machine. I can start the interactive shell via $ mysql When I ask to see all the databases, there is only one mysql> SHOW DATABASES; ...
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Permissions to be granted to developers to investigate jobs, queries, and packages

I have just installed a new sql server 2014 server, migrated some databases there and connected some applications to them. These servers have also SSAS and SSIS. I have a group of developers there ...
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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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Can't get access to other database

I am working on a project for my university. They gave me a login username and password for MySQL database they've setup on the server. With that username and password, I'm able to login to the ...
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Oracle 11g XE - Using a stored procedure to grant privileges to a table

I need to write a stored procedure that will grant certain privileges over a table to a user. However it appears that GRANT cannot be used within a Stored Procedure. My Curent code is as follows: ...
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When are privileges listed in \l and when not?

When are access privileges listed by \l, and when are they not? The access privileges listed by \l can change after a grant and revoke: $ createuser -EP my_readonly $ psql development development=# ...
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What are the default fixed server role members for SQL Server 2012

What are the default fixed server role members for newly created SQL Server 2012 instance using all default options. As given by EXEC sp_helpsrvrolemember
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Temporary permissions for DDL

I was hoping to use user impersonation to setup a user that has permissions to modify DDL, and only when I need to deploy DDL changes would I impersonate that user. This way I can use my windows ...
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Apply the select privilege to all users in mysql

I have 30 plus MySQL users their permissions vary from one another. I want to GRANT SELECT privilege to all of the 30 users. Is there any one command that I can use that can grant select to all 30 ...
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Granting access to the Job Activity Monitor

I'm trying to grant access to the Job Activity Monitor. On my model office server I can create a new login and add it to the SQLAgentReaderRole role in msdb, and the id has access to the monitor. ...
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GRANT EXECUTE ON PROCEDURE unable to USE database

I am attempting to grant a user execute privileges to a single stored procedure without any other privileges in a MySQL 5.1.45 instance. The stored procedure is defined with SQL SECURITY as DEFINER. ...
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What are the user privileges required to for an ssrs report owner to 'send email'

Yes, this question is a duplicate to: SSRS - rsAccessDenied error but that question is 2 years old and unanswered...so I thought I might try again. Our DBA has recently departed leaving ...
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Steps to determine why NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM has permission on one database, but not another

Have a service running under NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM (Local System) and accessing local SQL Server database using Windows auth. On one database they have permission to read/write - on other database (on ...
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List all databases of a certain user ( SQL Server 2008 R2 )

I'm really looking for this answer for some time. I bet there is a post here but, I really can't find ( even on google ). I think it's a simple task. I want to list all databases for a specific ...
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Real-world scenarios for table with DENY SELECT and GRANT [INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE] [closed]

What is real-world scenarios for this type of permissions? May be it is generally not valid, and made by mistake? Should this kind of permissions be avoided (or prohibited)?