Questions tagged [logins]

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Unable to login after db upgrade

I upgraded postgresql from 8.4.2 to 12.3. I created a dump of the db from the old version, and restored into the new version. The port for the new version is 5532. The old one uses 5432. After I ...
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MS SQL Server 2016 - Database Security - Login Permissions

I have an SQL Server 2016 database with Always On structure. I have a login that I called x. My x login's properties are: Default database: abc Server roles: public (ticked) User mapping: Map (ticked)...
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ORA-01031: insufficient privileges, cannot login as any user

I ran below command and restarted docker container. alter system set processes = 1 scope = spfile; after this I am not able to login to DB at all. root@30b2f9030f89:/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/xe/...
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Do I need GRANT for INSERT to table If has EXECUTION GRANT for procedure?

I have five domain users and five roles in my database. GRANT EXECUTE adds to the appropriate roles. Roles are included in other roles, i.e. at most we have one role that has grants for two procedures,...
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Active Directory Name Change

Our Active directory will change the accounts name for example John Doe Jdoe@abcd.com to John.Doe@abcd.com. My question is do I need to change all the SQL Logins individually or the person can login ...
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Restrict use of tables

I am looking to restrict SELECT/INSERT for the 60-80 tables in the database. The database has very complex security structure, and want to restrict INSERT/SELECT for all users (and except SysAdmin, no ...
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SQL Login Denied yet Login is sysadmin

When I installed SQL Server 2017 Standard I installed it under my domain account and added it to the sysadmin role. I have then added the Domain Admins AD group to SQL and have deleted my domain ...
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Should I revoke login from the default pgsql user?

I set up a localhost pgsql installation (os x catalina, homebrew, 12.*). I am developing a sql data warehouse and I’d like my dev environment to be as close to the production one as possible. Homebrew ...
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New DB is not in the end user list

I created a user tom(SQL Login) in SQL Server 2019 Standard edition. Then I remove and reinstall the SQL Server 2019 standard edition(same version) and restored all the databases again with the same ...
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Transfer AD Logins between Azure SQL Managed Instances

I am trying to transfer all logins part of an Azure SQL MI to another server. Have re-created the SQL logins with the help of 'sp_help_revlogin' script. Learnt that AD logins needs to be created ...
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SQL server Service Accounts permission

I will be changing the existing SQL Server Service accounts from the default to Domain accounts from the SSCM which i believe will set all the required permission. One thing I am not sure whether the ...
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Secure multi tenant login procedure

I have a multi-tenant solution today (client-server). Each database is separated from each other. Each db has its own login and own users. Now I am planning to take the move to a web application. This ...
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Why I cannot do this in SSMS directly? (assigning a LOGIN to a USER)

In SQL Server 2008 R2, I want to change the LOGIN for a USER in a database. FROM THIS: TO THIS: Initially, the database has the [...] dots option to change this greyed-out (why?): The only way to ...
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Lost SQL credentials and unable to connect to SQL via SQLCMD

I have a machine running SQL 2014 but have neither the windows authentication or sa authentication details due to mismanagement of a previous support team. Having tried logging in to SQL Management ...
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Restrict server login by user AND machine (within or not within a domain): is it possible?

I'm trying to setup a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance, restricting access to my database so only specific users on specific machines can login there. Let's say, we have 3 devs: John, Jill and Steve, with ...
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Are AD Groups the exact same as individual windows logins with explicit permissions?

Does any application requires a windows/domain login to be explicitly added to a SQL Server instance or by replacing the login with an AD group that belongs to the server and has elevated permissions ...
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Cannot login as new user on MariaDB

When I create a new user in MariaDB, I cannot login as that user. First I login to the database as root doing mariadb in a bash terminal. I then run the following commands to create a database and ...
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With SSMS on my local machine, is it possible to login to a remote SQL server on my VPN network via my Active Directory credentials?

I'm trying to login to a SQL server on my work network with a VPN connection to the network and by using my AD credentials. When I'm directly on my office machine, I use "Windows Authentication" as ...
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oracle 12c enterprise manager default login

I am just installed oracle database in my windows machine after installation it i can't able to login i dont have username only i know password . can any body help on this advance thanks
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SQL Server Failed Login - SQL Server login (not windows) - Random times

We have the following situation and am wondering if anyone can suggest a way of determining the cause. One of our SQL Developers can log into, and use, the instances/databases fine and has a SQL ...
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Changing the login name for user dbo

I have a database where the owner is Login1 but the username dbo is assigned to Login - login2. I understand in order to change the login name for the username dbo to sa I will have to use the below ...
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Does SSRS report user needs database level permission?

I have a separate reporting server and a separate database server. Now on the Reporting server site settings I could see there are some roles and users. Suppose a User BOB has ‘POWER USER’ role ...
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What happens if Always On High Availability nodes have different connection default languages?

I have been working on databases in a Always On High Availability group which - for reasons that I do not understand - have different default languages for an application's login on the primary and ...
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Does a login need to be created on MSSQL Always On replica before being granted roles on the primary? [duplicate]

Consider a SQL Server Login MyLogin that exists on PrimaryServer but not SecondaryServer in an Always-On Availability group. MyLogin has a number of roles already assigned. If the login MyLogin is ...
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How can SUSER_SNAME return the localized user name?

I need to assign network service user to SQL Server database programmatically, so I am running this script: USE [MyDB] GO DECLARE @user nvarchar(50) DECLARE @SQLStatement nvarchar(500) SET @user = ...
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Query list of logins that have logged in the last X days on SQL Server

Is there any good query that included internal system objects like sys.dm_exec_sessions or sys.dm_exec_connections that would list logins that have connected to the SQL server over the last X days? 15,...
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Default Schema not being applied even after setting default schema and default DB

Hello Stack Exchange! I have an interesting problem! Let me set the stage for you: 1) Windows Authentication 2) Default Schema identityiq has been set for the user with login XCORP\USERA 3) ...
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How to create a new user in a remote offline database without elevating roles [closed]

An enterprise C++ system that needs to be "translated", uses ODBC for connecting to SQL Server Database. The system has one central main database, many distributed local databases, which are actually ...
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Randomly getting ora-01017

I have an Oracle RAC (12.1.0.2) installed on ESXi 6.5. RAC nodes are hosted on different physical servers and there is a storage hosting their shared disk. Here is my problem: Trying on Toad, SQL*...
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Audit logins and logouts [duplicate]

I need to trace and monitor client login connections (successful and failure) to our important SQL servers (20 MSSQL Server). What method do you recommend? Note: I think enabling "both failed and ...
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Why do I need DAC if I am able to connect to the server via sqlcmd?

DAC attracted my attention at the moment when I was unable to connect to the SQL Server using a traditional way (the reason was deleting logon trigger). I made some searches on the web and it turned ...
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Restore from SQL Server 2008 to 2014

When a full-backup is restored by the DBA, does the DBA need to restore permissions, users, and roles separately? Or does it all come with the full restore? I am from the dev team. We are migrating ...
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Login failed for user when trying to connect to Azure Postgre database from MSSMS [closed]

I created a database on Azure but can't log to it with MSSMS. I always have the Error 18456 even if I followed this tutorial. TITLE: Connect to Server ------------------------------ Cannot connect ...
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If a Login is not granted the db_ddladmin role on a database, but is individually granted CREATE VIEW on it, will they still be denied?

Since SQL Server permissions work as "deny first", I was wondering if that applies downward to individual permissions that are granted, if the parent permission isn't granted e.g. db_ddladmin is not ...
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Logging security events in MSSQL

I need to log events of admin changing someone's password, and user changing his password. How do I do that? I've found a nice solution based on Service Broker, however the resulting table only ...
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How to find unused logins in SQL Server?

I have a couple of databases on my server, each with its own users. Now I need to find and delete all those logins, which are not mapped to any user in any database. But I've also seen that it is ...
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Adding login of a pc on the network - Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2014

I have a small office network and I am trying to add new logins for the other PCs on Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2014 (all computers are Windows 7). I cannot seem to find the other ...
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Login failed for User 18456 State 5. User id works on other machines

I have a really weird login issue I've been pursuing. I experience this only on my Macbook Pro (2018) and only when logging into this one specific SQL Server 2016 database directly through a database ...
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Add a DL as a login in azure sql managed instace

I am able to add individual AD logins as a login in azure sql managed instance, when i try to add a DL is the same way i am getting the following error. error: Principal '' could not be found or this ...
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I am trying to connect My R studio to SQL Database on the Remote Desktop

The SQL Server on the remote desktop is configured to have neither login nor password, it is configured to use Windows Authentication. Code I am using the following code to connect: library(DBI) ...
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Error 18456 when moving database to new environment

Last night I moved a database from Server Q (QA) to Server P (prod). Part of the process was to remove some QA logins we use and replace them with production logins. Things seemed to go well but ...
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Will an AD Account inherit all the User Mappings to databases that it's parent AD Group is mapped to?

If a Windows AD Group and an AD Account that belongs to that AD Group are both setup as Logins on a SQL server, will the AD Account Login inherit all the User Mappings that it's parent AD Group Login ...
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SQL Server - How does contained database user password expiration work?

I've recently started working with contained databases and I do not understand if/how contained database users have passwords that expire. MSDN documentation says they do - With a SQL Server login, ...
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SQL server login get unwanted high privileges on a db when created

We have a demand to create a new user with the ability to SELECT only 4 specific tables. In order to do that we create the login and map it to the requiered db : USE [master] GO CREATE LOGIN [pos] ...
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how to stop using sql server login credentials in a linked server?

I have a linked server based in Italy server_italia that connects to a server based in Oregon USA ORDB1 we are on different but trusted domains. The connection from server_italia to ORDB1 is made ...
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Check if a SQL Login exists without SA

How can I check if a SQL Login exists for an arbitrary domain user if the account I'm running doesn't have SA rights to the instance (but will be dbo on at least one DB) Ideally I'd like the solution ...
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Msg 15404, Level 16, State 10, Procedure xp_logininfo - missing permissions [duplicate]

I have a server based in the USA, where I am not a domain admin, and my permissions are limited to sql server only - where I am sysadmin. after a migration of a few databases to a new server, I ...
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SQL Server 2017 login language display is wrong

I have just done a clean install of SQL Server 2017 (CU15) on two of my servers, and have noticed that the displayed language for all my logins shows ARABIC instead of '' or 'English'. Here is the ...
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logins without any users

There are several logins in my SQL Server that don't have user mappings to any database; they are simply dummy logins. Someone created the login but it does not have any associated users. I need to ...
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Login permission on Availability group database

We have an availability group database. Just wanted to check on the below statement whether it needs to be run on all replica (By failing over and making it primary)or it can be run on the primary ...

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