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A Simply way to implement Audit Trail in SQL 2005

By huang_xiaodi,

In a recent project, I need to record audit trail for some tables (for Insert, Update and Delete).
Using SQL 2005's XML datatype and the XML support it is very covenienet to use triggers to perform the audit trail requirement.
I create one table (Table_Audit)  to hold all audit trial data.
One stored procedure is created to generate the triggers for desired table.
The syntax to call the stored procedure is: EXEC dbo.USPU_Generate_Audit_Trigger ( 'tablename').
The trigger will do all the Audit work for you then.
If you need to deal with existing triggers, you may have to use sp_settriggerorder to set the execution order for those triggers and let the audit trigger fired last.

Author: Bill Huang
Company: Neurocomp Systems, Inc.
Date Submited: 09/20/2007

Total article views: 3274 | Views in the last 30 days: 2
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