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Why am I not able to add a user?

I'm running command grant all privileges on *.* to 'username'@localhost identified by 'strong password';, but I get the error: ERROR 1064 (42000): You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the ...
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how to script out database users and permissions in all user databases in the instance [closed]

Can anyone help, please? I would like to use Steve Kusen's script at Script DB Level Permissions v4.3 to loop through all the user databases automatically, using Aaron Bertrand's sp_ineachdb. Has ...
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Function accepts only certain passwords in postgreSQL

I have created a function in a postgreSQL(v10.10) database to create new users or update existing ones. As parameters you pass the username, password, role memberships, first name and last name. In my ...
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Azure SQL Database - contained users password

Where is the password saved when creating a contained user for the Azure SQL database (PaaS)? For example: CREATE USER taiobtest WITH password='PVHz3U4A$LNytQF^'; GO For server logins I can get it ...
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basic question about user-/role concept in postgres-databases

I hope this question is specific enough to be allowed and not doomed as opinion-based: I'm fairly new at administrating postgres databases. My basic approach was to create a new user / role for each ...
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Lost admin user ; Update not allowed on current user in MySQL

I work on MySQL. For making my database more secure I created new user and than deleted 'root' user which had all privileges. I think I did not give full privileges to new user. That's why it is ...
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What can malicious postgres db user do to a linux server?

Suppose I created a db user with create role myuser login password 'xyz'; and allowed typical read and write db permissions. If a malicious user finds these login credentials (and has access to db), ...
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How to allow remote MSSQL user to bulk insert my local txt file?

I have a txt file on my local PC. I run localy Java app which connects to remote MSSQL. Now I need to bulk insert from that text file into my database table. However, SQL login can't read my file. I ...
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Unable to change password in postgres even though I'm logged in as that user [duplicate]

Postgres running in RDS accessible only through an EKS cluster... thus I have a (generic) pod in our cluster which allows me to access our postgres instance. I need to alter the password of the role I'...
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User handling in MS-SQL database

I have an MS-SQL installation, controlling different databases. This can be accessed using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 18. For doing that, I use Windows authentication. In there, I have ...
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How do I restore a SQL Server backup to a different server that will synchronize the users correctly?

The issue I am having is I have 2 servers A and B. On A I have a dB, say it's called "MyDB"... On server B there are 2 dBs called "MyDB_Dev" and "MyDB_Test". These all ...
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Using Azure MSSQL "contained database" how do you force a user to reset their password?

I'm setting up new users in an Azure MSSQL Contained Database. I want new users to be forced to reset their password on the first login. I see the ability to set a new password documented https://...
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How to change password expire duration in the alter user statement in Oracle?

I'm working with a 19c Oracle database. We usually reset passwords for users and set temporary ones by using the password expire option with the alter user statement. The issue I'm going through is ...
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Syncronizing logins between postgres and ms sql server

We have a setup where we have a "master" MS SQL Server database server which holds lots of (spatial) data. We are a windows shop, so we have Active Directory and it's user/group system. For ...
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How to retrieve user_name with user_id when this user is not on the current database

I'm using this query to get informations about locked sessions : SELECT blocking_session_id AS 'Blocker' ,session_id AS 'Blocked' ,start_time ,status ,command ,...
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User problem after recover redo log files

Hi I have the following errors one of the users does not work the deletion nor the database queries do not work in the schema: ----- Incident Context Dump ----- Address: 0x7fc4b0633b48 Incident ID: ...
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Unable to drop a user in AWS Redshift

I want to drop user foo from an AWS Redshift db DROP USER foo; ERROR: user "foo" cannot be dropped because some objects depend on it DETAIL: 1 object in database bar 1 object in database ...
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Remote Login Failure for User - Error No 18456

I setup a test user in a SQL Instance. I tested logging in from within the Windows Server and it worked fine. So password is fine and permissions are fine. From my PC I attempted to connect to SQL ...
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Equivalent Linux commands for Windows ones to create user and database

There is a manual for configuring PostgreSQL on Windows with these commands: C:\"Program Files"\PostgreSQL\12\bin\createuser.exe --username=postgres --superuser --pwprompt saleor C:\"...
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Trigger Definer Already Same But User Still Denied

currently I already have user like this 'app_user'@'10.148.0.0/255.255.240.0' and I have the trigger with definer like this CREATE DEFINER=`app_user`@`10.148.0.0/255.255.240.0` TRIGGER ...
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SQL Server - How to know to which database user certificate is mapped to?

Inside a user database, I have two certificates, both are used for signing stored procedures First cert was created long time ago by someone Second I created myself for testing purposes For ...