Alter login with a stored hashed password in a stored procedure
Posted on 2008-06-20
In SQL 2005 how do I use ALTER LOGIN MyLogin WITH PASSWORD = 0x08456374783836283839378 HASHED within a stored procedure to alter a users password based on a hash password. What we need to do is ghost a login to establish a users issues with an application then change their password back to their own password once the investigation has been completed. We used be able to store the hashed password in a table then apply the new password, do the work then update sysxlogins with the stored hashed password. Now we can't do that (for good reason) so how can I acheive this?