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SQL 2005 Read Only Database Object Permissions

Posted on 2010-09-08
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I am looking for a way to allow my developers to be able to read table, stored procedure, view and function permissions without them being able to change them.  

I am thinking that I need to give them access to some of the system views, but I do not know which ones are needed for this.  db_securityadmin allows them to change permissions which they should not be able to do.
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by:Chris Mangus
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I don't know the exact system tables you need off the top of my head, but, I would create a custom view into the appropriate system table and grant your developers SELECT permission on the view you create.
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There is no way to do this without also being able to grant permissions.
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Disagree with poster.  It can be done and *is* done in many organizations.
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Then do you know how to do it?  If not, I will just delete the question since I am not getting a solution.
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I gave you enough info to be able to figure it out.  If you're unable to figure it out then I will create a view and send you the code.  You will need to be able to give SELECT permission to your developer group to the view.
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Here's the code for a view.  Give your developers SELECT permission to the view you create.
SELECT su.name, OBJECT_NAME(sp.ID) As Object
		, CASE 
			WHEN sps.Action = 26	THEN 'REFERENCE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 178	THEN 'CREATE FUNCTION'
			WHEN sps.Action = 193	THEN 'SELECT'	
			WHEN sps.Action = 195	THEN 'INSERT'
			WHEN sps.Action = 196	THEN 'DELETE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 197	THEN 'UPDATE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 198	THEN 'CREATE TABLE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 203	THEN 'CREATE DATABASE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 207	THEN 'CREATE VIEW'
			WHEN sps.Action = 222 	THEN 'CREATE PROCEDURE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 224	THEN 'EXECUTE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 228	THEN 'BACKUP DATABASE'
			WHEN sps.Action = 233	THEN 'CREATE DEFAULT'
			WHEN sps.Action = 235	THEN 'BACKUP LOG'
			WHEN sps.Action = 236	THEN 'CREATE RULE'
			ELSE 'UNKNOWN'
		  END As Permission
  FROM	 syspermissions sp
 INNER JOIN sysusers su
	ON sp.grantee = su.uid
 INNER JOIN sysprotects sps
	ON su.uid = sps.uid AND sp.id = sps.id
Order By su.name

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