Testing dbcreator Privileges

Shane O’Neill wants to know whether the dbcreator built-in role has the ability to back up the databases it creates:

I knew from reading the documentation that dbcreator grants permissions to create, alter, drop, and restore databases. My question was does it give permission to backup databases?

It seems to give everything else so is backup databases just missing there? Or is it intentionally left out?

To find out whether it does, click on through.

Related Posts

Auditing Database Backups

Jovan Popovic shows how you can audit who is taking backups on an Azure SQL Managed Instance: One mechanism to ensure that nobody can take the COPY_ONLY backup of your database is to use Transparent Data Encryption that automatically encrypts all backups. In that case you would need to use Customer-managed (BYOK) TDE where you will keep […]

Read More

When xp_logininfo Fails

Gianluca Sartori helps Future Gianluca (and present us in the meantime) troubleshoot issues with xp_logininfo: The user does not existThis is very easy to check: does the user exist in Windows? Did you misspell the name? You can check this from a cmd window, issuing this command: net user SomeUser /domain If you spelled the […]

Read More

Categories

June 2019
MTWTFSS
« May Jul »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930