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How to check permissions for a user in sql server 2005

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I am trying to find the permissions for a user account in sql server 2005.How to find what are the permissions the particular user account has on a database in sql server 2005?
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by:sbagireddi
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Right click on the user under Security Tab in Management studio and select Properties.
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by:mshan
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It gives me the role of the user account.ca you tell me How to find what are privileges the user has on the database like permission for insertion,deletion,updation?
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sbagireddi earned 1500 total points
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When you click the tab for User mapping  and highlight individual dbs you will see the Database role membership
for each database.

You will see the roles like : db_datareader,db_owner.

To better understand the roles please look up Books Online.

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by:brahma007
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in sql server 2005 we have one function to know permission in sql
select fn_my_permissions(null,'database')
u can give different attributes like tablename table

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