The ownership chain enables us to setup guarded access in SQL Server. Guarded access means to grant securable access only through a procedure or view. That module can then be used to enforce additional security requirements. Read on to see how the ownership chain makes this possible.
The error message “An implicit user creation has failed.” indicates that SQL Server tried to create a user automatically and failed. Read on to see when and why this happens.
When a new securable is created and an owner is not specified, a default owner is set. What server or database principal is used for the owner by default? Read on to find out now.
In SQL Server a server or database role can have an owner specified. Are you aware of the security implications of specifying a role owner? Read on to find out now.
A table might have a different owner than the schema it is contained in. Does a permission granted on the schema still apply to the table in that case? Read on to find out now.