Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
Grants a Windows group or user access to SQL Server.
This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use CREATE LOGIN instead.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
- [ @loginame = ] 'login'
Is the name of the Windows user or group to be added. The Windows user or group must be qualified with a Windows domain name in the form Domain\User. login is sysname, with no default.
- [ @logintype = ] 'logintype'
Is the security level of the login being granted access. logintype is varchar(5), with a default of NULL. Only admin can be specified. If admin is specified, login is granted access to SQL Server, and added as a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
xp_grantlogin is now a system stored procedure instead of an extended stored procedure. xp_grantlogin calls sp_grantlogin and sp_addsrvrolemember.
Requires membership in the securityadmin fixed server role. When changing the logintype, requires membership in the sysadmin fixed server role.