Link to Lyudmila’s blog

My teammate Lyudmila is maintaining her own TechNet blog where she writes articles related to SQL Server security. You can access her blog at Her blog is written in Russian, but the samples she includes should be easy to follow, and you can use an online translation tool for the rest of the text.

Her latest article is a very interesting suggestion on how to use SQL Server Agent jobs to provide a scheduled temporary elevation of privileges. You can find the whole article at

-Raul Garcia
SQL Server Engine