sys.database_audit_specifications (Transact-SQL)

 

Updated: April 5, 2016

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Contains information about the database audit specifications in a SQL Server audit on a server instance. For more information, see SQL Server Audit (Database Engine).

Column nameData typeDescription
NamesysnameName of the auditing specification.
database_specification_idintID of the database specification.
create_datedatetimeDate the audit specification was created.
modified_datedatetimeDate the audit specification was last modified.
is_state_enabledbitAudit specification state:

0 – DISABLED

1 –ENABLED
audit_GUIDuniqueidentiferGUID for the audit that contains this specification. Used during enumeration of member database audit specifications during database attach/startup.

If a database is in ready-only mode, the SQL Server Audit feature cannot add Database Audit Specifications.

Principals with the ALTER ANY DATABASE AUDIT or VIEW DEFINITION permissions, the dbo role, and members of the db_owners fixed database role have access to this catalog view. In addition, the principal must not be denied VIEW DEFINITION permission.

The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission.. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

CREATE SERVER AUDIT (Transact-SQL)
ALTER SERVER AUDIT (Transact-SQL)
DROP SERVER AUDIT (Transact-SQL)
CREATE SERVER AUDIT SPECIFICATION (Transact-SQL)
ALTER SERVER AUDIT SPECIFICATION (Transact-SQL)
DROP SERVER AUDIT SPECIFICATION (Transact-SQL)
CREATE DATABASE AUDIT SPECIFICATION (Transact-SQL)
ALTER DATABASE AUDIT SPECIFICATION (Transact-SQL)
DROP DATABASE AUDIT SPECIFICATION (Transact-SQL)
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sys.server_audits (Transact-SQL)
sys.server_file_audits (Transact-SQL)
sys.server_audit_specifications (Transact-SQL)
sys.server_audit_specification_details (Transact-SQL)
sys.database_audit_specification_details (Transact-SQL)
sys.dm_server_audit_status (Transact-SQL)
sys.dm_audit_actions (Transact-SQL)
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