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Who is the person using a SQL login?

Is it possible to find out who used a SQL-Server login? Let's assume we suspect a person to abuse a SQL login that is supposed to be used by an application only to logon to SQL-Server. Is the domain ...
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InfluxDB - How can i limit the measures that an user can read by their tags?

I have some data that is collected by several sensors. Some users may own many of this sensors. So, i want to keep all the measures in a single database in InfluxDB. To differentiate the sensors i ...
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PostgreSQL: access right problems

I have a "production" user and database on which I want to give right access on all the users belonging to a production group. Unfortunately, I don't succeed, keeping the access denied error. Can ...
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Deleted MySQL “root” user (using phpMyAdmin)…how to restore?

I'm test-running a Joomla installation (locally, using WAMP) with an MySQL database supporting it...this is in preparation to moving everything online once I have it configured. I was working in ...
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PostgreSQL: Recommended way of user creation/management for development, test and production. I use Ruby on Rails

I am trying to think of the best (aka recommended or common professional practice) way to create users/roles in PostgreSQL database for development, test and production environments. I have to say ...
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List certain user ids and drop them in Oracle

How do I list certain user ids and drop them? For instance, I want to list user ids directly connected to database, in Oracle, and not any functional id. I need to write a script for the automation ...
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What is the best way to store user profiles and logins?

I need to store user profiles and logins. Is the best way to do that to have a table for logins (email, username, and password) and a separate table for their profile/info (e.g. their progress in ...
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AWS RDS Postgresql restricted user

When you create a RDS instance (Postgresql) on AmazonWebServices you create a user that is a part of rds_superuser role. This user is sort of an administrator and is therefore not appropriate to use ...
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Best way to model a single user with multiple usernames

So I'm looking to write a website where a user will login with their email address and password, but can have multiple usernames. The context is a social gaming website. This may result in a user ...
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Designing Users table on DistributedDB

I am using SQL Server 2012 SP2 Express with PDB Wrapper 1.0.4 on 7x Partition nodes + Common server. Currently my users table is shared on common but we see high network latency. We left users table ...
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How do I host and separate multiple projects on one Oracle Database?

From Difference between database vs user vs schema I'm trying to understand the concepts of the schema, user and database. My current understanding is you cannot create a schema separately. You can ...
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how to create 'root'@'localhost', after disappearing

for some unknown reason my 'root'@'localhost' account has disappeared from MySQL server. So in order to recreate it, I used my command line and logged in with a user called 'john91'. First, I checked ...
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my root account has been deleted for unknown reason, how to recover?

i have a program called heidiSQL on my computer that enables me to edit data inside my database with querys. recently tried to create a new user through this program while signed in as the root ...
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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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mysql user host field in slow query log

Mysql shows the following value in the slow query log # User@Host: user[user] @ [127.0.0.1] I'm assuming one if the "user" entries is a proxied login. An admittedly very quick glance of the code ...
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View active MySQL connections per user

I need a query that will give me the active or open number of connections to a certain database for a certain user. I have been searching for hours and have come up with nothing so far. I am close, so ...
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Application specific users table or mysql.users

I am using a mysql installation that handles an application with multiple users. These users have varying permissions for table access, but also need to be referenced within tables in the application ...
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Noob questions on tables in a sql model

I'm a noob when it comes to SQL or PHP and I'm a creating a rather simple car-sharing web site. The user can engage a trip someone created and can himself create a trip. Now I'm currently designing ...
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How do I authenticate a Database User by a LDAP Server and then to login with the SQL Developer, without using the OID/Apex?

I want to create a global User, identified by a LDAP_DN. My Problem is: I can automatically create users, but when I try to log on to the database, I get the error message that the login data are ...
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How to set-up a distributed data storage system for The Real Junkfood Project

Context The Real Junkfood Project consists of a network of pay as you feel (PAYF) cafes. We need to log the data from each of ~100 cafes, generating perhaps 50 rows each par day. I estimate that this ...
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How to change the login for a database's dbo user?

I just finished a successful install of SQL Server 2014 Express, onto a domain-joined VM instance of Win8.1. During setup which I ran under DOMAIN\Admin I accepted the default configuration of adding ...
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least privilege MongoDB monitoring user (no access to customer data)

We use A Nagios plugin to check the status of MongoDB. Howto create a user with least privileges for this plugin? Admin acess would be a security vulnerability. I found the built in role ...
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Create postgres schema in db with multi user in AUTHORIZATION

Is it possible to create a schema that is owned or accessible by more than one user in the same database? I was reading postgres create schema documentation and postgres alter schema documentation ...
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How to restrict access to SQL Server user in some period of time

I have two SQL Server users 'A' and 'B'. I use user 'A' for ETL and 'B' for reporting. My requirements is to restrict user 'B' access while user 'A' performing ETL (Extraction, Transforming and ...
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What should be the command for following role creation requirement?

I need to create a role where the assigned user can access only the 'AdventureWorksDB" where he will have execute permission to all tables,views and stored procedures in the database. I wrote the ...
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Allow multiple users to see procedures and functions

I have GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `test1`.* TO 'admin'@'%', GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON `test1`.* TO 'devel'@'%' (from SHOW GRANTS FOR some_user) and I have created simple procedure as admin in test1. And ...
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Allow multiple users to change functions in MySQL

I want to make multiple users and allow them to change procedures,functions and triggers in same DB. There must be user devel for developers and admin for admin, both can change developers DB, but ...
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What is the proper setup for PG user for web application

We have a web app that detects if the DB does not exist and creates it. Users like it, but my thought is that such user has too much privileges. I would optimally propose to change the DB creation ...
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Oracle: Is it safe to temporarily lock all users not belonging to SYS_GROUP?

I know you can startup an instance in restricted mode, but I need at least one other user account besides SYS and SYSTEM to have remote access to the instance, because I need to connect with that user ...
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Should database directory and file access be restricted to only the db user?

I don't know exactly how to word this question and I haven't been able to find any specifics on it so apologies if it's a duplicate. I know that it's standard practice to have database server ...
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Implication of owned schemas for a user having db_owner privilege

Importance of "Schema owned by the user"? The user is db_owner for the db. Is it required to select owned schemas?, or else it will own all the schemas as it is a db_owner? Please provide me a detail ...
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Who is using a SQL Server database user credential?

I have a database user -- let's say "x" -- and I want to know how many Windows (desktop) users are using this database user (who2 or who is only give the current result, I want to know the entire ...
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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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Role to view SQL server job log

We have a monitoring tool that can check if Microsoft SQL Server jobs have run successfully. What I want to do is create a user that has as little permission as possible but it must be able to watch ...
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Rebinding a SQL Server user to its login after a restore with this user

After performing a restore of a SQL Server (v12.0.2000) database, I figured that a user needs to be remapped to its login (this issue seems to be known as orphan users). And one of the simplest way to ...
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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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How many database users/admins should be created for a website?

I have created a CMS website that only had one database connection for both the admin area and the user area and it only had one user("root") with no password, and now I want to upload it, but I am ...
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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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MySQL default user

I have mysql.user table with this content: select host, user, password from user; | localhost | root | *75267AEB7355CEEE80EAB92D19FF50095AD9BB3E | | linux | root | ...
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How to set user-level security in 2007+ MS Access?

I've read this MS info which should cover my problem. There are quite clear steps: Open the .mdb or .mde file that you want to help protect. On the Database Tools tab, in the Administer ...
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Best way to remap database login to new database user and keep previous database user

Here's what my environment looks like: Active Directory (mydomain.local) - Groups - group01 - Members - aduser01 SQL Instance - Logins - mydomain\group01 - ...
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MySQL Drop User Fails for Remote Host

We're clearing out some old MySQL users that connected from remote hosts during a database transfer. Why is this DROP USER query failing for the user asdfasdf_imac4? I'm logged in as root. mysql> ...
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MySQL: 'user'@'hostname' vs 'user'@'IPaddress'

I needed an user to be able to log in on our MySQL server 5.6 from machine foobarhost, IP 10.11.12.13. Therefore I created a user 'joe'@'foobarhost' but he was unable to log in. I had to create an ...
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ASP.NET Session Database - what user to create?

I am migrating a .Net 3.5 website with SQL Server 2005 Enterprise databases to SQL Server 2012 Enterprise (website still .Net 3.5). It uses ASP.NET session state database of type "t" Temporary. ...
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Users' physical characteristics - design

I have to build a database for an employment agency. For each user will be stored physical characteristics like height, weight, hair color...(9 fields in total). I thought I could just build a ...
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Export all MySQL users

I need export all of a MySQL database users (including permissions) for a migration. There is over 5,000 users, what is the best way to do this? Should I just dump the mysql.user table?
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How to distinguish between system and user defined roles in a single database?

Is there a way to distinguish between a system role/user and a user defined role/user? As system role/user I understand a role/user which is installed/assigned implicitly at the time the database has ...
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impdp syntax for schema that is not available on other database

My intention is to import the data of schema 'SCOTT'. I have exported it from db1 using expdp scott/tiger schemas=scott dumpfile=scottexp.dmp ...... Now When I try to import the same in database db2 ...
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MySQL Data User Ownership

Which OS User will own MySQL Datafiles? For example: If i run the next command: create database test; It creates a folder on the datadir. Is there a variable that controls the ownership and ...