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Posted on 2007-12-05
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I am looking for a stored procedure or other method that will output the permissions on all stored procedures on my SQL server.  (I have both SQL2000 and SQL2005 instances).  I've been tasked with documenting all of our SQL servers (many) and want to do it more efficiently than pulling the property pages on each and seeing who has what.  I've found a great script that gives me SeverName, DB name, Role name and User Name w/ Id and want to create another loop to include stored procedures, the database name where it resides and the permissions on it.

Your help is appreciated!
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by:ptjcb
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There is a system stored procedure

sp_helprotect

It returns information on the stored procedure if you use it as

sp_helprotect 'dbo.stored_procedure_name'

You could either use a cursor or another loop to insert each stored procedure name.

I do not know if this will also work with SQL 2000 databases. I don't have any to test : )

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by:f_o_o_k_y
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Try to use attached query.

This is for SQL 2005 but should be similar for 2000

You can use sys views to query usefull information

Best Regards
FooKy




SELECT u.name,  s.name +'.'+ p.name, permission_name FROM sys.procedures p
JOIN sys.schemas s ON (p.schema_id = s.schema_id)
JOIN sys.database_permissions dp ON (dp.major_id = p.object_id)
JOIN sys.sysusers u ON (u.uid = dp.grantee_principal_id)

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by:zebra06
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FooKy,

Great script for my 2005 instances but I really need to be able to do something similar on my 2k instances as well....I dont see any cooresponding objects to sys.procedures in sql2k.  I'll give partial credit to you for that script but Im still looking for one that does 2k as well......
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by:f_o_o_k_y
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Give me 5 min
and I'll wrote it :) just need to logon. :D
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by:zebra06
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Fooky, ptjcb's solution works on 2000, just have to write a cursor to get all of them from all databases running on the server.  I'm having a slight issue with yours though.  where do I  run this query?  What context?  (I know, I'm new at this and learning as fast as I can.)
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f_o_o_k_y earned 500 total points
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Hello,
This is only for Procedures.
If you want to list some other objects you must write some more WHEN acctadd ....... clausule :)
for every premision such as SELECT or INSERT there is different number in acctadd

This is also only for user procedures category =0  (this is not documented filed so im not sure about this.) so check if you have all your procedures if not then delete category = 0.

Best Regards
FooKy
SELECT o.name,u.name,
CASE 
 WHEN p.actadd = 32 and p.actmod = 0 THEN 'EXECUTE'
 WHEN p.actadd = 0 and p.actmod = 32 THEN 'DENY EXECUTE'
 WHEN p.actadd = 32 and p.actmod = 32 THEN 'EXECUTE WITH GRANT'
 ELSE 'THIS IS NOT A PROCEDURE'
END
FROM dbo.syspermissions AS p
JOIN dbo.sysobjects AS o ON (p.id=o.id)
JOIN dbo.sysusers AS u ON (u.uid=p.grantee)
WHERE  o.xtype = 'P' AND  o.category = 0

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by:f_o_o_k_y
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Both scirpts should be run in each database.
Because in each database you have different users and can have objects with the same name :)
Best Regards
FooKy
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