sp_grantlogin (Transact-SQL)

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Creates a SQL Server login.

Important

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.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Syntax


sp_grantlogin [@loginame=] 'login'  

Arguments

[ @loginame = ] 'login'
Is the name of a Windows user or group. The Windows user or group must be qualified with a Windows domain name in the form Domain\User; for example, London\Joeb. login is sysname, with no default.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_grantlogin calls CREATE LOGIN, which supports additional options. For information on creating SQL Server logins, see CREATE LOGIN (Transact-SQL)

sp_grantlogin cannot be executed within a user-defined transaction.

Permissions

Requires ALTER ANY LOGIN permission on the server.

Examples

The following example uses CREATE LOGIN to create a SQL Server login for the Windows user Corporate\BobJ. This is the preferred method.

CREATE LOGIN [Corporate\BobJ] FROM WINDOWS;  
GO  

See Also

Security Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)
CREATE LOGIN (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)