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How can I prevent users from registering [on hold]

I'm setting up a login page for our club. We want only club members to be able to access the page. So I plan to assign usernames. How can I prevent other people from registering. In other words, I ...
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What is the best way to implement user accounts and privileges? [closed]

I am wanting to make a website with user accounts, but am not sure what the best way is. User accounts require security and i'm not sure how to approach it, I know I could use a database username and ...
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How to prevent users other than DBAs from creating database links

To begin, please keep in mind that I am a very green DBA. I have done prior research and have not really found anything too promising, or maybe it just seems that way because I am still struggling in ...
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Preventing orphaned users in SQL Server 2008 R2

I've recently had a situation where a database was refreshed from production to staging, and the users on the database ended up orphaned. These are sql server users, not mapped to windows ...
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Creating database level user in MYSQL

Our MySql production server has two different databases in it. For reports I want the user to only be able to see reports database and not main database. I created A user 'username@%' for the reports ...
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How to set up an SQL Server authentication login for a database instead of using Windows Authentication

Not sure what I am doing wrong so I have included the parameters I used which I used the existing login and this article for reference: ...
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Feasible to have thousands of users in Postgres?

We are creating SAAS where we will at most have 50.000 customers. We are considering creating a user in the Postgres database for each customer. We will map each user that logs into our service to a ...
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Schemas and user permissions

When our custom, home-grown CMS creates data tables using the GUI, it creates them against the site-specific user schema (i.e. sitename) instead of the dbo schema. The issue is that our ...
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Restored database is missing user

I have a SharePoint content database that has been restored into our test environment. I am getting errors in the SQL log indicating our SharePoint service account is not able to access the database. ...
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Default user group in phpMyAdmin

I am setting up a multi user environment for shared hosting. Since phpMyAdmin 4.1.0 it's possible to create user groups, add users to them and define which functions they may use. Now this is a great ...
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Restricting the # of Rows a User can return in a single query

A concern has come up recently about employees who have read access to our internal databases being able to download large amounts of data for nefarious purposes. My question is whether it is ...
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Comma List vs Multiple Records

I am currently building out an application that will contain many users, two roles and two groups. Logically we want users to be able to be administrators of other users within the two groups. User ...
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Has some command that lists the privileges of a user in db2?

I'm using db2 9.7 on linux and i want to list my privileges on database... Ex: SYSADM, SECADM, DBADM, etc. So, has some command in db2 that lists the privileges of a user in db2?
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PostgreSQL roles versus users, grant permissions

I'm currently learning the differences between PostgreSQL and MySQL as I've got a new project and I also intend to migrate my existing software from MySQL to PostgreSQL. I've actually started creating ...
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Can I minimize maintenance of duplicated Windows + SQL Auth logins?

In our environment, SQL authentication is the norm, but Windows auth is possible when users are using RDP. As a result, each physical user has two logical logins for each instance and two logical ...
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Simplest way to log in as Oracle user different from schema user and still see all tables,… of schema?

What is the simplest way to log in as user X and see all tables,... of schema Y as if they belonged to X? With an Oracle 11g database, I would like to log into the database using user X but all the ...
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Not able to drop a user from Redshift

I'm encountering a very annoying problem when attempting to delete a user from our Redshift DB. I've already did the following: 1. changed the ownership on all the tables related to that user. 2. ...
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MySQL service stops after trying to grant privileges to a user

I am using MySQL 5.6, I was trying to create a super user for specific database but I got ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation CREATE USER failed for 'superuser'@'%' Then I thought maybe there is already ...
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Auditing AS 400 DB2 library user access

As part of the testing to check for authorized users having access to applications and libraries on AS 400 systems, I need help to figure out a list of users having access to applications hosted on ...
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Remove profile from user

How do I clear user's profile? I found how I can drop the profile (also using CASCADE), but I want to keep the profile and just remove it from the user.
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Why does mysql allow me to enter password for non existing mysql user

My mysql server has 2 users - root robb But when I try to login with another user it let's me enter password - hussain@magic-laptop:~$ mysql -u jon -p Enter password: Shouldn't it give an error ...
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I need a listing of all of the oracle users and their access levels to the database

Have already found great note oracle - list users with access to certain tables But can someone help me to combine these select statements to get listing of all of the oracle users and their access ...
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Handling user logins while using a multiple schema design to support multi-tenancy

I'm creating a web application (in PHP and PostreSQL) that will be used by organisations and their staff and I want to use multiple schemas to support multi-tenancy. There will be one database and I ...
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Please explain SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_CREATE_USER() function

Can someone please explain to me how SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_CREATE_USER() works? I tried adding a new user like this: SYSCS_UTIL.SYSCS_CREATE_USER('user', 'someP@ss'), and it gave an exception Error code ...
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Usermanagement and a database pr user

Is there any easy way to manage users? Let's say, I need another user called user2. This user needs a database called user2 aswell - With only privileges to THIS database. It's easy to do, just by ...
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Database User not reported as orphaned after Windows login dropped

I have dropped a SQL Server Windows Login. I then ran the below code to check for orphaned database users. However, the database user corresponding to the dropped Windows login does not appear as an ...
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users and roles in mongodb

Following users are created in mongodb. First user created with name "user" having read write role for "project" database use project db.createUser( { user: "user", pwd: "user123", ...
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Does PostgreSQL allow multiple grantees in GRANT commands?

Looking at the PostgreSQL docs it seems that the GRANT command only grants to a single user or role. In fact it doesn't seem to be PostgreSQL alone. Isn't possible to do something like GRANT SELECT ...
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What is the meaning of different roles available(DB Admin etc.)

I have recently installed MySQL and also created the basic user as scott but my doubt is regarding the roles. I don't understand different roles available for the user which I have created. I want ...
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Error Code: 1133. Can't find any matching row in the user table

Im reading O'Relly "Learning MySQL" and it says that you can create a user in MySQL by doing just this: mysql> GRANT ALL ON *.* TO 'jill'@'%.invyhome.com' IDENTIFIED BY 'the_password'; Query OK, 0 ...
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Create new Read Only user on DB2 on the whole database

I am an oracle/sql server DBA having limited knowledge in IBM DB2. We have DB2 9.7 fp4 running on AIX 6. I would like to create a new user and grant him READ only privilege on a particular database. ...
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Mongodb sharded cluster backup user issue

We're using a simple python script to backup our mongodb cluster. the script connects to each mongod instance via ssh, and performs mongodump, all without requiring user/pass ever since we started ...
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What do columns with a “dot” mean when listing Sql Server user permissions using sp_helprotect?

I have a DB that I did not setup and I used sp_helprotect to list the permissions, the output is as in the image below. I don't understand the dot's in the Owner, Object and Column columns. And I ...
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Storing a music playlist, best approach?

I am working on a web project that creates playlists online based on youtube links. My question is how do I store a playlist on MYSQL. What I was thinking about doing was having a table with ...
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Restricting Insert and Update to functions

We have a function in postgresql that inserts some rows in a table and updates some other rows based on an input provided by the user. Is it possible to somehow execute the function without giving ...
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Adding group rights in db2 for a stored procedure

I have a list of user accounts on AIX server, where the db2 database resides in. The user accounts all belong to a specific group which I can confirm from aix shell. User accounts work in DB2. ...
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How to find out if anything is running as or relies upon a user account in anyway before removing it?

Running SQL Server 2008. So I need to get around to removing an old users account, but I'm worried that just disabling or deleting it right away might cause some things to stop working properly if ...
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“Database user”, “application user” and “person” and mapping between them in PostgreSQL

In my PostgreSQL database I have a table for people and a table for users, connected with a 1:0..1 relationship. The "user" table can serve as a list of users for the client application, but not for ...
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How dangerous is it to have a user's password in plaintext in a cgi script?

I am setting up a MySQL database and am providing a web interface for it. Now, the DB is extremely simple and the interface just runs certain SELECT statements. I have created a user for my script to ...
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SQL Script to Drop old AD logins, Inactive SQL Logins and all related Users

Related Question: SQL Server script to delete accounts no longer in Active Directory Whilst the above question points out the rather handy sp_validatelogins procedure, i'd like to extend this ...
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What is the purpose of a user's default database?

As I understand it the default database is specified so that in case you don't specify one in the connection string, it will know where to start. Is this correct? I've never seen a connection string ...
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Approximate MySQL Query Time For A Where Clause On A 10 Million Records Table

I'm looking forward to designing a database (in MySQL) but before I start I need to have some calculations to make sure that my application will remain efficient even if there are 10 Million+ rows ...
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How to Create users in sql server for accessing only one database using Management Studio [closed]

How to Create users in sql server 2008 R2 for accessing only one database using Management Studio. regards, salman
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sp_setapprole and creating users / logins

We have set up SQL Server and our Application in such a way that an SQL Server login has … well no permissions when accessing the database using any tool, except our application. This is needed ...
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Moved database to new server, not sure about NT AUTHORITY\* users

I just moved database to new instance of SQL Server (SQL Server 2012 Web from Amazon EC2) and am now cleaning up database users. I am not sure if/why these 2 users are needed (they exist in original ...
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Fastest way to get current user's OID in Postgres?

I am thinking of storing the user's OID in the "owner" column of a table, so I don't have to do anything if they change their username. I understand one can use pg_has_role() with OIDs, so that's ...
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How to grant permission to new user created in mysql?

I want to create new user and want to give them specific permission like inset, update and delete. But how to create new user and give them permission i don't know. Any help please.
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Grant access on a database to all users

I have a global database, as I all users should have access to it. Is it possible to grant permission on a database to all users? something like GRANT ALL ON my_database.* TO *@localhost; Even (for ...
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How to get all roles that a user is a member of (including inherited roles)?

Let's say I have two Postgresql database groups, "authors" and "editors", and two users, "maxwell" and "ernest". create role authors; create role editors; create user maxwell; create user ernest; ...
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How to manage users and collections in MongoDB? [duplicate]

Im triying to create users in a database in mongo, I want to lock the usage of te collections for some users, I'll give an example: Lets say that I actually have a db with 3 collections: Books, ...