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Remove SQL Logins from All Databases and SQL Server


Remove SQL Logins from All Databases and SQL Server

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Rudy Panigas
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Hello. Please let me know what you think about this code, changes, etc.

Thanks,

Rudy



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Rudy,

First thanks for posting the sp. The code it generates uses sp_dropuser and that does not work for usernames that contain periods. One of the applications we use creates usernames in the following format: vdb_First.Last

EXEC sp_droplogin vdb_First.Last



results in:

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1
Incorrect syntax near '.'.





Looks like you need to enclose your output like you did with the sp_dropuser:

PRINT 'EXEC sp_droplogin ['+ @SpecificName +']' 


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Hello Ryan,

Thanks for the update. Guess I didn't think of this when I wrote the script as I have not seen anyone using the "." in the login name.

Thanks,

Rudy


ryan.hobbs (4/29/2011)
Rudy,

First thanks for posting the sp. The code it generates uses sp_dropuser and that does not work for usernames that contain periods. One of the applications we use creates usernames in the following format: vdb_First.Last

EXEC sp_droplogin vdb_First.Last



results in:

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1
Incorrect syntax near '.'.





Looks like you need to enclose your output with single quotes:

PRINT 'EXEC sp_dropuser ''['+ @DatabaseUser +']''' 



and

PRINT 'EXEC sp_droplogin '''+ @SpecificName +'''' 





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No worries.

FYI: I just edited my original post as the sp_dropuser is okay. It is just the sp_droplogin that needs to be enclosed. Looks like [ ] works as good as ' '.
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Nice script. I had to add SID matching for my purposes. It's possible that the name in sysusers is different from the login that it points to in syslogins.
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This script generates the script to drop users only for the users who don't own a schema.

It would have been better if it can generate like that too. I'll try to edit this script.. and post here


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Thanks for sharing your knowledge. I haven't tried it but it looks like the code won't actually work if the user owns something like a schema, etc.

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DROP LOGIN [domainName\userName] is good for both SQL and Windows users, and deletes also related users, for me this simple syntax more usable than your SP.
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