Re: Accidentally dropped DBO from database

From: lslmustang (
Date: 01/20/05

Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 08:57:06 -0800

The user dbo was dropped from sysusers. This did not solve the problem. I
ended up restoring the database from backup but that took several hours and I
had been hoping a quick script to add dbo back to sysusers might solve it.

"Sue Hoegemeier" wrote:

> You can use sp_changedbowner and dbo will map to whatever
> login you assign as the database owner with
> sp_changedbonwer.
> You can find more information on sp_changedbowner in SQL
> Server books online.
> -Sue
> On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 06:25:03 -0800, "Linda"
> <> wrote:
> >I altered a script that drops all users from a database and accidentally
> >changes an AND to an OR so that the user DBO was dropped after a refresh from
> >production to dev.
> >
> >Can I readd this user or is the only solution is to restore from backup?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Linda

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