Creating a user in SQL Server 2000

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Microsoft SQL Server 2000
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How do I create a user in SQL Server 2000?

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Logins are created using the sp_addlogin stored procedure in the master database.

exec sp_addlogin @loginame='NewLoginName',
@passwd='The Password',
@defdb='Default Database Name', --Optional
@deflanguage='Language' --Optional

To grant a user rights into the database you then need to go into that database and use the sp_adduser command.

exec sp_adduser @loginame='NewLoginName',
@name_in_db='NewUserName',
@grpname='A database Group you want to put the user into' --optional

Be sure to read up on the differences between Logins and Users.

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