The sys.sql_logins catalog view can be used to retrieve additional information on SQL Logins that is not included in the sys.server_principals catalog view. Read on to find out what additional information is revealed by this catalog view.
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.
The sys.server_permissions catalog view can be used to identify active server permissions, permissions with server scope that have been granted or denied to a server principal. Read on to find out how to interpret the output of this catalog view.
REVOKE and DENY are similar at first glance. However, DENY can be very powerful when used in the context of security principal hierarchies. Read on to get all the details.
Permission delegation does not work with database and server roles as you would expect. Instead of an automatic permission cascade, every role member needs to take additional actions to delegate successfully. Read on to get all the details.