Category: modify SQL Server logins

Your poor man’s SQL Server log shipping-PowerShell version

In 2008, I was privileged to be a part of a project to write a chapter for a book that was for a good cause. SQL Server MVP Deep Dives became an avenue for a lot of the SQL Server MVPs to share their expertise for the benefit of not just the technical community but […]

Check the last backup date in SQL Server using Windows PowerShell

This article highlights how to use Windows PowerShell to retrieve database properties using SMO. Notice how easy it is to check the database properties using pretty common syntax One of the challenges I have when I was starting out as a SQL Server DBA was to check for the last backup date for a database. […]

Changing a SQL Server 2000 login

WARNING: This is not a recommended approach. Use at your own risk While SQL Server 2005 has the ALTER LOGIN statement to change the properties of a SQL Server login account, SQL Server 2000 does not have such a command. Unfortunately, there are cases where you need to simply rename the login due to a […]