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January 29, 2014  2:00 PM

Log Shipping Databases and Permissions Problems

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Attaching Database, Data Security, Database, Database Administration, Error 3013, Error 3119, Error 4319, Full Recovery Model, Log Shipping, Recovery Model, SQL Server, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014

Recently I was doing log shipping for a client in preparation to move their databases from one data center to another, when I was asked to change the drive that one of the target databases was being restored to. No problem, I'll just use ALTER DATABASE ... MODIFY FILE (name='xxx',...

August 6, 2009  11:02 AM

What do you mean I can’t access my own database when trying to attach it?

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Attaching Database, Database security, NTFS Permisions, SecurityFightClub, SQL Server

When you detach a database from Microsoft SQL (I'm talking SQL Server 2005 and up here) the SQL Server automatically changes the NTFS permissions on the file so that only the user who told the SQL Server to detach the file has access to them.  SQL Server does this to ensure that an unauthorized...


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