SQL Enterprise Manager - Log

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I am trying to find out in SQL Server Enterprise Manager if there is any kind of activity log.
Specifically I am trying to figure out if records were deleted from a table either directly or from QueryAnalyzer.

Does anyone know if there is anything like this built in? I am working with version 2000.

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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
No, there is nothing in that regard. If your DB is running in anything but Simple Recovery Mode, 3rd party apps are able to read the transaction log file and tell you time, (db)user and application (?) for data definition or data manipulation operations performed.
SQL Log Rescue is one such product


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>>Does anyone know if there is anything like this built in?
No built in products for this. However, you have 3rd party products to debug your log file so that you can find out the activity in the current log.

Log Explorer - Great tool but not free
SQL Log Rescue - Free from redgate n works only on 2000

Hope this helps!
Jimbo99999Author Commented:
Thanks everyone for the replies...excellent information.

Have a good day,
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