Permissions required for SQLjobvis

SQLjobvis is a tool I’ve blogged about before. For more info on what SQLjobvis is and how it can help you you can read my blog post here. A reader had commented on that post and mentioned that they didn’t have the necessary permissions to run SQLjobvis. But what are those permissions? The website doesn’t appear to
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The EXECUTE permission was denied on the object ‘xp_cmdshell’, database ‘mssqlsystemresource’, schema ‘sys’

A user will usually receive this error message when trying to execute xp_cmdshell and does not have sufficient permissions. To grant permissions to execute xp_cmdshell using TSQL, run the query below. To test this works I usually run the query below. To test the granted execute permissions work for the intended user, I impersonate them
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Permissions required for Redgate SQL Source Control

Redgate SQL Source Control is a SSMS plug-in which allows you to source control your database schema. Assuming you or your users have limited access, some permissions are required to use this application. At a database scope the VIEW DEFINITION permission is required to view code changes which have not been committed. ALTER is also
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