Security is probably one of a production DBA's most important tasks and if developers use application or service accounts to run queries in your production environment you need to identify then and prohibit it. I notice some unwanted activity after staring a new job and decided to create a script that notifies me via email when […]
2019-07-04 (first published: 2019-06-26)
Script uses undocumented extended stored procedure xp_readerrorlog to find failed logins (grouped) and last successful login
2015-12-30 (first published: 2015-12-15)
Useful script in cases where auditors would like to know roles for each user in each database of an instance as well as the status of associated logins.
2015-02-03 (first published: 2015-01-25)
This function is used to get the complete table lists are particular table and its last access datetime.
2016-03-07 (first published: 2014-11-03)
Who messed around with my database? Auditing 101. In this article we will take a look at another technique available in SQL 2008 and higher. This new technique is SQL Audit.
2014-12-19 (first published: 2012-05-31)
In this article we will take a look at one of the new technology that was introduced in SQL Server 2008 for Auditing.
2014-12-05 (first published: 2011-11-28)