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if we are talking about security at the configuration level,
would the 'security related' subset in sp_configure have all
the related information? or are there parameters/values to
be found elsewhere?

appreciate the feedback.
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On 29-Dec-2010 11:00, vtpcnk wrote:
> if we are talking about security at the configuration level,
> would the 'security related' subset in sp_configure have all
> the related information? or are there parameters/values to
> be found elsewhere?
> appreciate the feedback.

The configuration paramters are the ones that are directly 
security-related, but security is a much bigger topic than just a few 
For example, you can enable auditing ( a config param plus some setup 
steps), but how you set up you auditing configuraion and how you analyse 
the collected info is what makes it work (or not).  Same for column 
Same for the classic grant/revoke permission settings and use of roles 
and groups: this is the cornerstone of security, but there no config 
parameters involved at all.
You'll need to dig through the manuals to get a good understanding of 
the issues involved...


Rob V.
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12/29/2010 10:51:40 AM
What kind of security questions do you have?
Are you worried about login security or host security?
Dop you know about passwords on the backups?


Cory Sane
Certified Sybase Associate DBA for ASE 15.0
"vtpcnk" wrote in message
> if we are talking about security at the configuration level,
> would the 'security related' subset in sp_configure have all
> the related information? or are there parameters/values to
> be found elsewhere?
> appreciate the feedback.
1/4/2011 3:50:46 AM

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