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Removing NT Administrators as Sysadmins

By default, all NT administrators of the domain that your SQL Server is installed in, have SA rights in every database. This presents interesting challenge for DBAs, political and technical. Does your NT administrator group need SA rights to every database? The answer is no.

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2001-05-25

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