New: 14 April 2006
Translates the permissions bitmask returned by SQL Trace into a table of permissions names.
sys.fn_translate_permissions ( level , perms )
The kind of securable to which the permission is applied. nvarchar(60).
A bitmask returned in the permissions column. bigint.
The value returned in the permissions column of a SQL Trace is an integer representation of a bitmask used by SQL Server to calculate effective permissions. Each of the 21 kinds of securables has its own set of permissions with corresponding numerical values. sys.fn_translate_permissions translates this bitmask into a table of permissions names.
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