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Audit Database Changes in the Real World


Audit Database Changes in the Real World

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Nice one. The success of the thing totally depends on the DBA. He or she has to take out time to complete the documentation after implementing the changes. Smile



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Nice Article,
I wish to set up a solution as the one that you explain.
I am interested to see the code which you have create to inspire me on SQL Server.
Thx.
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Why do all these articles assume that the DBA can be trusted?



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Excellent article TJ. Congratulations on a well ordered process.

Any chance of posting the code for the procs that start the traces? I'm curious about some of the details of how you did that.

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A very nice integration of SOX with your change control process. I especially liked step 11 with the yelling and finger pointing. I certainly hope that this is documented for the auditors as part of the official process.
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Grant Fritchey (6/11/2008)
Excellent article TJ. Congratulations on a well ordered process.

Any chance of posting the code for the procs that start the traces? I'm curious about some of the details of how you did that.


I second the comment and the question. It would be nice to have the scripts for all the objects.



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msbasssinger (6/11/2008)
I think I have a less complicated approach to audit trails.


Isn't yours a different type of auditing i.e. changes to data as opposed to what the article is about (changes to database objects) ?
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Yes. I grabbed the wrong audit article. My bad, and my apologies.

Time to revist the coffee pot. Smile
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tonyf (6/11/2008)
Why do all these articles assume that the DBA can be trusted?


In this articles case, i am the DBA, and of course i can be trusted...
Its a good point though. And a difficult one, when im the one creating the system to monitor myself. If there were more players in this puzzle, i would definitely defer to them to monitor me. But in my experience, it needed to be monitored prior to the other players coming on the field.
This is one way. Obviously other policies and procedures can be implemented to assume that distrust and more effectively safegaurd the systems against those untrustworthy DBA's



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