sys.database_credentials (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server 2016 and later yesAzure SQL Database yesAzure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns one row for each database scoped credential in the database.

Important

This feature is in maintenance mode and may 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 sys.database_scoped_credentials instead.

Column name Data type Description
credential_id int ID of the database scoped credential. Is unique in the database.
name sysname Name of the database scoped credential. Is unique in the database.
credential_identity nvarchar(4000) Name of the identity to use. This will generally be a Windows user. It does not have to be unique.
create_date datetime Time at which the database scoped credential was created.
modify_date datetime Time at which the database scoped credential was last modified.
target_type nvarchar(100) Type of database scoped credential. Returns NULL for database scoped credentials.
target_id int ID of the object that the database scoped credential is mapped to. Returns 0 for database scoped credentials

Permissions

Requires CONTROL permission on the database.

See Also

Credentials (Database Engine)
CREATE DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL (Transact-SQL)
ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL (Transact-SQL)
DROP DATABASE SCOPED CREDENTIAL (Transact-SQL)
CREATE CREDENTIAL (Transact-SQL)
sys.credentials (Transact-SQL)