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Database role member validation from Trigger or SP

Posted on 2014-09-08
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I Need to validate if a system user has the "Database Mail User role" in the msdb database but I need to call it from either a stored procedure or trigger from another database, and of course the USE [DATABASE] is not allowed in SP or triggers. If I execute  select IS_ROLEMEMBER ('DatabaseMailUserRole' ) as permission in the msdb database it works fine returning a 1 or 0. any help would be greatly appreciated.
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I take it you mean "IS_MEMBER"?

DECLARE @is_member bit
EXEC sp_executesql N'USE msdb; SELECT @is_member = IS_MEMBER(''DatabaseMailUserRole'')', N'@is_member bit OUTPUT', @is_member OUTPUT
--SELECT @is_member
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Thanks Scott, that is exactly what I needed.
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Great, glad it helped!
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