Programmatically Setup SQL Permissions From Windows App?

C# Question

I'd link to setup SQL Database users and permissions from a Windows App (VS2005 C#).

I currently have to Install and set SQLExpress 2005 permissions using the (free) Management Studio Express on every computer I install my App.

Would be nice to have a pop-up window (secured) within my Win App that I could simply set new database users and permissions.

I suppose someone else has already done this, but I didn't find anything on the Internet.

I currenly open the Management Studio -> Security -> Logins -> New Login -> <create user then set 'User Mappings'...

I'm using 'Integrated Security' and realize that I need to access the OS (XP-Pro) users and groups, don't know if that's possible.

Q. How can I programmatically (code)  setup Users, Groups, Permissions on SQLExpress 2005?

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by:Posted on 2007-09-27 at 09:04:39ID: 19972384

Some example script:
-- creat LOGIN
CREATE LOGIN [xxx] WITH PASSWORD=N'xxxxx', DEFAULT_DATABASE=[master], DEFAULT_LANGUAGE=[us_english], CHECK_EXPIRATION=OFF, CHECK_POLICY=ON
GO
EXEC sys.sp_addsrvrolemember @loginame = N'xxx', @rolename = N'rolename'  -- e.g. sysadmin

use [your database]
CREATE USER [aaaa] FOR LOGIN [xxx] WITH DEFAULT_SCHEMA=[dbo]

exec sp_addrolemember 'db_owner', [aaaa]

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