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who put DB on a diff recovery mode?

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will the SQL error log give that info? if not, any where else to look for it?
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derekkromm earned 125 total points
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This may be written to the Windows Event Log (Application Event Log)
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AFAIK, you will have to create CDC (Change Data Capture) to start auditing such changes.

This is a good article to review (the author is a well respected expert here - chapmandew, he may have an article here too!)

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/datacenter/introduction-to-change-data-capture-in-sql-server-2008/520
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derekkromm, i am trying to look for it.. any reference for event ids?
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reb73, at this point CDC was not set up; for looking for who put diff recovery mode a few days ago- any other options?
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Hi,
I tested it doing a change on a database from full to simple option and the event was written to the Windows Event Log (Application Event Log) including the username, eventid  and the timestap etc...
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Sorry for the delay. Got caught up at work.

It should be Event ID 5084

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Yes,  it is Event ID 5084.
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Thanks very much.
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