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Post SQL Server Installation steps with PowerShell

I bet, each DBA would change some settings after the SQL Server installation as per their company standard . I wrote this PowerShell script for one of my client who has below standards: Port should be 1433, static Disable SQL telemetry* & SQLWriter services Change recovery model to FUll for all databases except tempdb and […]

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2020-07-02 (first published: )

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move db files to different location dynamically

Lately, I'm dealing with lots of DB migrations and came across situation that I have no proper dynamic script to move DB files to different location. There are an option to proceed manually scripting one by one DB and execute it. Another option is detach attach DB - I'm not a big fan of this […]

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2020-07-01 (first published: )

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Insert Multiple Rows

Insert multiple rows in the table using insert syntax which is the same as single insert rows. So, we have to use value likewise, single rows than there is the same process but include coma and insert the value of another row in your query. In this paragraph, we were given a syntax with insert […]

2020-06-29

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How to register SPN for SQL service account

Check if the SPN is already registered: setspn -l domain\xxxxx If not, run below commands: setspn -A MSSQLSvc/abc.xx.companyname.com:1433 domain\xxxxx setspn -A MSSQLSvc/abc.xx.companyname.com domain\xxxxx setspn -A MSSQLSvc/abc:1433 domain\xxxxx setspn -A MSSQLSvc/ abc domain\xxxxx   Verify again, setspn -l domain\xxxxx

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2020-06-17 (first published: )

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Monitor basic Database parameters like Recovery Model, Page Verify, Auto Close, Auto Shrink, DB Owner, Auto Create Statistics Enabled, DB Create Date etc with PowerShell command.

I have created this script for one of our client, the requirement was all the databases should be in full recovery model and should be monitored. Also, I added other important parameters like AutoShrink, AutoClose etc. Output:

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2020-06-16

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Getting more info about who or what connect to your SQL Server

A couple of days ago I was playing with my small SQL Server enviroment (test) and auditting login events. I went ahead and created the audit for FAILED_LOGIN_GROUP and SUCCESSFULL_LOGIN_GROUP (let it run for a while). USE [master] GO CREATE SERVER AUDIT [Audit_LoginEvents] TO FILE ( FILEPATH = N'<PathToStoreData>' ,MAXSIZE = 100 MB ,MAX_FILES = […]

2020-06-03 (first published: )

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