Tag Archives: security

  1. Zombie AD Groups


    September 21, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I spent something like 2 hours today trying to figure out how a particular user had access to one of …
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  2. Permissions Posters


    July 27, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve been doing a lot of research recently for my permissions session and for a project at work. During said …
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  3. Copying a TDE database from one instance to another

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    June 22, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I got my first real world experience with a TDE (transparent data encryption) database recently. For those who don’t know …
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  4. Clean up all (most) of the orphans on an instance


    June 3, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Recently we have been doing a number of instance moves as part of a large upgrade project. And as anyone …
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  5. Multiple Windows Groups with different default databases


    May 28, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    A question came up at work the other day, mostly as a mind game, but you never know it might …
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  6. Adding new users & groups in windows


    May 20, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I do a lot of testing with security in SQL Server. And of course to do a thorough job of …
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  7. Running Powershell scripts remotely.


    April 29, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve only recently started to play with Powershell (PoSH) but even I’ve begun to discover what a huge number of …
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    April 20, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    To be fair it’s not actually hidden, just not so well known. Have you ever wondered how to grant permissions …
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    March 23, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    Recently the last day to submit a session for the 2015 Pass Summit rolled around. I mention this because I …
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  10. Using sp_DBPermissions and sp_SrvPermissions v6.0


    February 25, 2015 by Kenneth Fisher

    It’s been a while since I posted an updated to usp_DBPermissions and usp_SrvPermissions. Sorry. I got lazy with my posting. …
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