Patrick Slesicki


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Select Group Members from Logins

Know who all the individual group members are for a given WINDOWS_GROUP login. This script uses the sys.xp_logininfo procedure to find group members for each login on an instance. This is useful when attempting to remove orphaned WINDOWS_LOGINS. May have issues working across your logged in domain.

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2020-03-23 (first published: )

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Orphaned Users Search and Destroy

This script will find all orphaned users on all databases on an instance, and generate a script to drop each user. Simply execute, copy the values from the DropScript column to a new SSMS window and execute. There are two risks with this script. Use with caution: This script attempts to take into account users […]

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2020-03-16 (first published: )

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String Search

The script searches through every column of every record in a database to find a value. It works with numbers too. Simply assign a value to @MyString. Indicate what datatype(s) you wish to search through, and indicate if you want wildcards, and execute. The search is smart and will only search through columns where @MyString is […]

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2020-03-05 (first published: )

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