How can I find all stored procedures that have a following text - User does not have access

Posted on 2008-10-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I am using SQL Server 2005, I need to find all procs which have the following string text in the procs

User does not have access

I am getting this message when I run a bat file, whcih calss a procs which in turn calls many other procs
Is there any way I can find this with a query
Question by:countrymeister
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Expert Comment

ID: 22779890
select * from information_schema.routines where routine_type = 'PROCEDURE' and
Left(Routine_Name, 3) NOT IN ('sp_', 'xp_', 'ms_')
and routine_definition like '%User does not have access%'


Author Comment

ID: 22780136
It gives me foill error, my mistake, I am using sql 2000 and not 2005
Msg 208, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Invalid object name 'information_schema.routines'.

Expert Comment

ID: 22780190
the statement works for sql server 2000 as well

what do you get if you run

sp_helptext <with_a_stored_proc_name_here>

Accepted Solution

jamesgu earned 500 total points
ID: 22780262
or try this

select top 10 object_name( from sysobjects a, syscomments b where = and a.xtype = 'P' and b.text like '%User does not have access%'

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