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Posted Monday, September 3, 2012 3:09 PM
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If a user has changed. How I can see the permission it had before the change?
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Unless you had some form of auditing or tracing in place before that happened, you probably don't.

You can check the default trace, but I'm not sure if database-level permission changes are in there.

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Another option is if you have a backup of the database from before the change, you can restore that backup on a test server and examine what the permissions were.

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