Question: There were some recent user security changes on a SQL Server login user account. Is there a way to grab this information – via the default trace? I haven’t got a dedicated Extended events monitor set up – so I’m relying on the default trace . Management want to understand the details related to this security change.
Answer: It is possible to report on security changes administered on SQL Server via the default trace. In fact – it’s excellent – except if the default trace configuration is set up to rollover the files.
Read on to see how.