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SQL Server: UPDATE permission for table variable

SQL Server 2012 I have a maintenance script that I wrote for some of my operators. They are members of the fixed db_datareader and db_datawriter roles. Part of the script creates a table variable, ...
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Unable to change database owner to a user that is already mapped as user

I ran into this problem. Trying to change a database owner to acct1; however, I get the following error message when doing so: The proposed new database owner is already a user in the database ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 copy Schema with all user security permissions

I have a prod support request from a high value user to adjust the settings on a company-wide dashboard so that he can manage a section of his workflow currently being excluded from these reports. ...
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MySQL Add/Grant user if it does not exist

I am trying to create a update/install script that adds a user and database only if it's a fresh install. The script uses a randomly generated password for the user, so using the GRANT statement as ...
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What is the privilege for account unlock in Oracle [closed]

I want to understand the privileges better, but I'm not able to find some useful info using Google. I thought that I needed ALTER USER privilege to be able to unlock user and change password. But ...
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`chown -R` equivalent for PostgreSQL

We occasionally have the problem that, when upgrading some software and database, inexperienced (or overworked, not excluding myself) sysadmins (we don’t have separate DBAs except for Oracle) run the ...
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Why would DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL Fail when i have the SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE Role?

I am trying to get the DDL using METADATA_DBMS.GET_DDL for an object in a database, and I get the following error: ORA-31603: object "MY_PACKAGE" of type PACKAGE not found in schema "S1" ORA-06512: ...
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Why does connecting to '127.0.0.1' work whilst 'localhost' fails?

I have noticed that although the listening host in postgresql.conf is localhost connecting to a database via psql fails unless the host is changed 127.0.0.1. I have also noticed MySQL display the ...
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Purpose of owning a schema in SQL Server

I've been spending the last few days cleaning up database permissions, grouping them all into AD groups and removing orphaned users. This has lead me to a recurring scenario: Find a user that owns ...
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How to change default security on SQL Server database so that everyone can use it?

I have a database hosted on my machine that I want co-workers to be able to access and edit through a program I created. My current connection string is: ...
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Confused by GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* (…) WITH GRANT OPTION

Normally I manage users on my databases via phpMyAdmin, but since I do everything else in standalone programs such as SQLyog or HeidiSQL, I wanted the ability to manage users remotely from these ...
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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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PostgreSQL GRANT ALL on mutliple tables using LIKE

I have more than 100 tables named public.test_* How can I easily GRANT ALL access to the user test to all that tables at once? I tried with: GRANT ALL ON TABLE public.test_* TO test; But it is ...
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All My Databases Are Gone?

Today I changed my username and password in MySQL and I logged into phpmyadmin to see that all my databases were gone. I've tried changing the datapath but then I realized I didn't see any of my ...
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Log shipped database server user SID is created automatically

We have a production server "prod" which has a user say 'test' that lets the users connect to the application and a logon trigger which stops them from connecting to the server through SSMS. I ...
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SQL Server Phantom Login

I have log shipped a database from one SQL Server 2008 R2 server to another in standby mode for reporting purposes. Permissions are granted via a Windows AD Group called DOMAIN\DB Access Group which ...
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ERROR 1054 (42S22): Unknown column 'plugin' in 'mysql.user'

I am trying to grant privileges for a user to a new database mysql> grant all on db_test.* to 'user_test'@'localhost' identified by 'usersexistingpassword'; I get the following error ERROR 1054 ...
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Permission Denied on a database created by the same user

I run this command: psql --username=openerp --dbname=sf_template_20150608111121 --no-password \ --command="update pg_database set datallowconn = false \ where datname = ...
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Collation conflict when running dynamic sql FOR XML PATH

I am getting the following error message when running the query below: Cannot resolve the collation conflict between "Latin1_General_CI_AS" and "Latin1_General_BIN" in the equal to operation ...
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postgresql : find privileges in meta informations

With PostgreSQL 9.4 on linux centos 6.6. I give a privilege to a user with something like : ALTER DEFAULT PRIVILEGES FOR ROLE DBNAME_adm IN SCHEMA DBNAME_adm GRANT SELECT,INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE ON ...
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Grant privilege to see column names in null constraint violations when inserting in views

My database has two schemas, one with the actual tables and one that is used by an application. The application schema doesn't have any privileges on the actual tables. Instead there is a view for ...
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Does the scope for 'Alter Any Database' operate similar to 'Create Any Database'?

Does the scope for 'Alter Any Database' operate similar to 'Create Any Database', as in, only those databases created by Login-A under the 'Create Any Database' umbrella can be altered, and not the ...
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SQL Server 2012 Error 9512 when modifying user login

We are attempting to grant access to a database to one of our employees. We open up his user properties in Security -> Logins, navigate to the User Mappings page, select the database, select db_owner ...
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Permissions required to alter a database file

Totally at the beginning in administering a database. Using EMS SQL Manager ... latest version. How do I over come below ALTER DATABASE joneslocker2 MODIFY FILE ( NAME = joneslocker2, ...
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Cannot access MS Access DB with non-Admin users

I have created several users in a MS Access database using "User-Level Security Wizard" in Access 2013. The problem: I am only able to log in with users belonging to Admins group. Other users ...
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Postgres 9.4 - How to really grant all privileges on a database to another user?

Just a heads up, I'm fairly new at this whole DBA thing. Okay, with that out of the way I've been struggling mightily lately with granting access to a database in postgres to a user. Let's call the ...
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MongoDB denying API access, while console shell works

I am a MongoDB newbie, with a MongoDB instance running on a Ubuntu machine. If I login onto the machine's console and run mongo -u username -p password databasename I have permissions for the ...
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insert error foreign key permission

I have a problem with permissions, and I don't find where I messed up (v 9.4) I have a database DB1 owned by Bill, with 2 schemas pat and tom. Both schemas are identical , pat is owned by pat, tom by ...
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PostgreSQL: a Login Role which can select from any Views

I need to write a SQL file which must do the following: create a role called 'selection' grant connect/usage to the current database grant select/execute to all views of all schemas (or at least on ...
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How can I setup a Login which can run an automated Database Refresh without giving away too much priv?

I would like to re-ask and extend the question posed in this thread if I may: SQL Server permissions to create, restore, delete only some databases I am also attempting to setup an 'isolated' ...
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SSRS email Subscription Not Working but local smtp is working

SQL SERVER EDITION- 2008 ENTERPRISE EVALUATION EDITION Operating System- Window Server 2008 R2 I've Created Local Smtp to use gmail id for Subscription of SSRS Report by Email as we don't have an ...
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MSSQL - GRANT EXECUTE permission inside stored procedure

Environment SQL Server 2012 (11.0.2100.60) Situation user is allowed to execute a number of stored procedure; user is readonly denywrite one of stored procedure has an EXECUTE statement; The ...
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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 run stored procedure with EXECUTE AS OWNER which modifies data on a linked server?

I suppose this will be marked as duplicate but I can not understand solutions in other questions. I have 2 SQL servers: SQL A (I will call it SQL) and SQL B (I will call it SQLinked). The second SQL ...
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SQL Server user cannot select from a table it just created?

I'm having trouble understanding permissions in SQL Server (in this case SQL Server 2012, but not sure how version-dependent this issue is). I can create a database, create a login/user on master, ...
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Cannot select features to install from SQL Server 2005 SP4 installation process [closed]

The issue: I cannot select MSSQLSERVER from the feature list I want to update as part of the SQL Server 2005 x64 Service Pack 4 installation process. Please note exe file is being raised from C:\ ...
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MongoDb permissions error makes no sense, look at this screen shot

Please look this screen shot. How is this possible? What am I missing?... Edit 1: Ignore the db.posts.find vs. db.post.find typo above. I re-auth'd and tried the latter and get exact same denial. ...
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User with more than enough permission, cannot query collection

I'm in mongo shell. I'm authenticated as a user with way beyond enough permission to simply query a collection. Yet I cannot. Here is the user permissions... What am I doing wrong and/or missing? ...
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grant select on all databases except one mysql

I have user called test_user created under MySQL 5.5.17 under MS Windows 2008R2, I want to grant this user select privileges on all databases except MySQL database, note I have around 200 database ...
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Minimal grants for readonly single-table access on PostgreSQL

Following is a list of commands that seems to work to create new user (login) and grant readonly access for one specified table on PostgreSQL. Let's assume that these commands are executed on login ...
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How to view the original script that built a materialized view and that was created by another user?

In the Oracle database server use, another user (called MIMIC2DEVEL) created a materialized view and made it public. How to view the original script that was used to built it? Here are the grants on ...
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Launching SQL Agent Job from stored procedure not on [msdb] database, or, How Necessary is SET TRUSTWORTHY ON?

(With apologies in advance since I've been asked to pick up a project written by someone with more skills than me but who I can no longer ping for questions. If it sounds like I may be using ...
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SQL Agent AD account gets permission denied for ODBC connections in SSIS packages

We have an AD account specifically created for the agent service and when running SSIS packages that connect to databases we get permission denied even though we have granted that account access to ...
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Grant Select on some columns for specific user

I have a windows group with 20 people and all 20 people in the group were revoked access for some columns in the table. Now I need to add the select permissions for 2 of the users in this windows ...
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How can I limit a user to only be able to run procs in a schema, which access another db?

In a SQL Server 2012 SP2 Standard Edition instance I have a user in database A that needs to be able to run stored procedures in schema foo within that database. They shouldn't be able to do anything ...
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Trying to add permission to a Role is failing

I am trying to add a role into Create and Restore permissions and After researching online, it sounds like it should be as easy as using the GRANT statement. So far so good. However, my simple grant ...
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SQL Server : GRANT REFERENCES Fails With Msg 15151 as Windows User with sysadmin role and also as 'sa' [closed]

Okay, what am I missing? Someone please hit me with the proverbial clue-by-four. On SQL Server 2008 R2, I execute this command: GRANT REFERENCES ON ASYMMETRIC KEY ::IRESKey to XYZZYEXT; I get this ...
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MySQL stored procedure user privilege

I have a query regarding user permission on a stored procedure. If a user that does not have permissions to create tables in a database, but it does have permissions to create and execute stored ...
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SQL User Permissions for Continuous Integration via DbUp and Octopus

Currently, our deverloper group has started using DbUp and Octopus to do Continuous Integration on SQL Database Deployments. We have created a Domain user which will utilized to do the SQL Database ...
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how to GRANT EXECUTE on MySQL

I updated the timezone on an AWS MySql instance, and tech support told me I also had to runt his command for each MySql user: GRANT EXECUTE ON PyupROCEDURE `mysql`.`store_time_zone` TO ...