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User to run a stored procedure

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MS SQL 2005/2008

Is there a simple way to allow a user to run a predefined stored procedure when they need to without allowing any other interaction with the database.

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Question by:Philip Pinnell
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by:Scott Pletcher
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Create a login and user for them.

Grant that login connect (only).

Grant the user EXEC authority on that one stored proc (only).
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by:Scott Pletcher
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Of course you will need to have created the stored proc not with the default of EXECUTE AS CALLER.  Instead, using EXECUTE AS 'other_user_name' would be easiest, to give the proc sufficient authority without giving it to the calling user.
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by:Philip Pinnell
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I was thinking more in terms of a front end rather than using Query analyser/SSMS as the users are not technical.

Just a select and click sort of solution.

I could write one myself I guess but wanted to avoid reinventing the wheel.
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What kind of interface do you want to give to your user to run that stored procedure?

If through SQL Server Management Studio then create a login for your user in desired SQL Server instance, create user for that login in desired database and give only execute permission (no other permissions on any other object) to created user over that stored procedure.

If you want to create some sort of app through ASP.Net or something as interface to user for executing stored procedure, that is also possible.
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I was thinking more in terms of a front end rather than using Query analyser/SSMS as the users are not technical.
You could always write a batch file with SQLCmd.
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by:Philip Pinnell
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Thanks for your suggestions.

I have decided to do a dotnet console app and if I had decide that to begin with I'd have it implemented by now :-)
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