Database Trigger help to track broken permission

Posted on 2012-08-10
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
How to do we track broken permissions to the masters database at PM daily?

Can somebody provide me with a trigger that will fire if the permission of a particular user is broken from the master database?

This user (…….\.........) is mapped to the master database and granted read/write permissions, but we noticed in the past three nights that this mapping is broken at a certain time every evening, and we want to be able to track what is causing it.
Question by:Favorable
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    You could see if a Profiler trace can tell you what is happening. Just automate the trace to start say 5 mins before the critical moment and say 5 mins after.

    I do wonder why though a user needs specific rights to master db? especially write priveledges.

    I have used Windows Schduler to get the job done in the past.
    Here is a way to achieve it in SQL Agent.

    This could be helpful on the profiler side

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    Hey Fav,

    Can you let us know what you find, would be interesting to know.


    Author Comment

    Nothing.  After monitoring for three days, no security issue surfaced again.

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