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Migrating Persmissions along with Logins to new SQL Server Instance...

I am migrating a set of databases to a new SQL Server instance. Backing up and restoring the databases worked just fine, as did migrating logins with sp_help_revlogin however none of the permissions for the logins were preserved. Is there a way to migrate the permissions along with the logins?

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asked Nov 24 '09 at 07:04 PM in Default

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The permissions should be with the databases. Perhaps you've lost the association between the server logins and the database users. See if their SIDs are different. If so you can fix them with

ALTER USER <user> with login = <associated login>            

or

exec sp_change_users_login (check books online for how to use this)            

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms174378.aspx

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answered Nov 24 '09 at 07:27 PM

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OK, thanks. Actually, the problem is that the 'View Server State" permission did not get migrated although all the other permissions did. Any thoughts? Thanks Again...
Nov 24 '09 at 07:37 PM noblethraher
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