Tag Archives: security

  1. How do I let someone execute a SQL Agent job they don’t own?

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    April 15, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    In my last post I discussed the fact that SQL Ids can, in fact, be useful on an instance that …
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  2. Can SQL Ids be used on an instance with Windows Authentication only?

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    April 11, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; Yes, but. It’s generally considered more secure to have your SQL Server instance set to Windows Authentication and not …
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  3. Mixed feelings over the new truncation error

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    March 20, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    As of SQL 2019 CTP2.0 or SQL 2017 CU12 Microsoft has given us a long-awaited addition to the truncation error. …
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  4. Using the Microsoft Authenticator app to log into Azure

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    February 25, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    So I was trying to work on a blog post about the new truncation error this morning and realized I …
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  5. Why do I (they) own that database?

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    February 20, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    Ever looked at the list of databases and wonder why you own one of them? Or why some other user …
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  6. Controlling the firewall for an Azure SQL DB via T-SQL

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    January 16, 2019 by Kenneth Fisher

    The other day I took a Microsoft Learn course about securing Azure SQL DB. It was really enjoyable and I …
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  7. Dealing with multiple AD accounts

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    November 19, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    To help promote the seperation of duties one of the things my company has done is to divide our permissions …
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  8. How do I grant permissions to view users and their permissions?

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    September 17, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    tl;dr; VIEW DEFINITION Every now and again you’ll have a user that needs to be able to see what permissions …
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  9. What are my permissions?

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    August 16, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    Permissions are a common concern. One of the most frequent requests I get is I need X, Y and Z …
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  10. Balancing Security Concerns.

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    July 12, 2018 by Kenneth Fisher

    I have a presentation I do every now again on security basics that I’m actually quite proud of. One of …
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