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not possible to add a group to a database role?

For a Sharepoint 2010 database role, I would like to add an AD group as a role member. However, in SSMS I can olny select users (both SQL and AD) and database roles (when selecting object types). Am I missing something? Is there another way to add an AD group to a databaserole?
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asked Jan 26, 2012 at 05:10 AM in Default

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Have you tried adding the group as a login, then adding to the role?
Jan 26, 2012 at 05:20 AM sp_lock
@Jonlee Lockwood: +1.
Jan 26, 2012 at 05:59 AM JohnM
@JohnM I guess you forgot to give +1. I guess I did that before you and it still reads 1 :(
Jan 26, 2012 at 06:41 AM Usman Butt
@Usman Butt: My apologies. I think that I failed to do that. Is there a way that I can go back and add points?
Jan 26, 2012 at 06:48 AM JohnM
Disregard. I think that I figured it out. Still a newbie around here. =) Sorry for any confusion.
Jan 26, 2012 at 06:57 AM JohnM
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The users referenced is referring to the users of the database, not logins on the server. Add the domain group as a login on the sql server and then map the login to the database & corresponding role. Should work just fine!

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answered Jan 26, 2012 at 05:59 AM

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Yes, this is working!
Jan 26, 2012 at 06:35 AM Wilfred van Dijk
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