Re: ISV Using SQL Authentication - a login concern

From: Jasper Smith (
Date: 05/26/04

Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 17:41:35 +0100

To add to Geoff's excellent points, why does your application need sysadmin
priviliges ? You really need to try and use a login with minimal priviliges
and just the required rights in the database(s) it uses. Have a look at

Jasper Smith (SQL Server MVP)
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"dev" <> wrote in message
> thanks Geoff, I appreciate your reply.  You said it is not very secure..
do you mean from external attacks or internal user issues.. what kind of
general problems I can expect to encounter.
> Thanks