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Lockdown all databases except one

Lockdown all databases except one

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Hi,

Our sql server 2012 contains 10+ databases. I need to let a developer work only with one specific and tempdb databases, and nothing else. I don't want them to see any of the other databases. When they login, they should only see tempdb and their assigned database. If I were to login with sa, then all databases should be available.

I created a "Test" user the developer will use for their work. I tried several settings, but could not get the desires results. I was able to get the "Test" user to login and ALL databases were hidden, including the one that the user has perms to.

Can anyone point me to resources that discusses this type of configuration? Or maybe you know...

Thanks,
Stanley

RE: Lockdown all databases except one

HI Stanley,

Connect to your SQL server instance using management studio
Goto Security -> Logins -> (RIGHT CLICK) New Login
fill in user details
Under User Mapping, select the databases you want the user to be able to access and configure

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