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Check for orphaned user or sid in syslogins

By Neil Jacobson,

When rebuilding a server or setting up a backup or DR server the logins need to be added into master and synchronised with the user databases.

Inevitably there are orphaned users is sysusers or the sid's do not match with syslogins.

I use this stored procedure to check for a particular user when the user experiences a problem logging in or with their access.

Declare  @message nvarchar(255)
    ,@return int
Exec @Return = sp_CheckUser 'username','userdbname', @message OUTPUT

Select @return, @message

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