Shawn Cicoria

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  • Blog Post: No, your local admin account is NOT a SQL sysadmin – automatically

    There have been many times that I’ve been handed a SQL instance that doesn’t allow me to do much with it even though the IT Admin for the machine have indicated they’ve done the install and your AD account is part of the Local Admin group. By default, in SQL 2008 local admin’s are not part of the sysadmin...
  • Blog Post: What Identity with IIS7 and ApplicationPoolIdentity?

    With IIS7, we have a little bit more isolation with AppPool Identities For example, if you’re using the the DefaultAppPool, if you need to assign permissions to NTFS, SQL, etc., what you’d use instead is as follows: IIS APPPOOL\DefaultAppPool Where “DefaultAppPool” ends up being the name of your AppPool...
  • Blog Post: Making a Win7 Bootable USB device.

    I have an old Toshiba that has no optical drive.  To install Win7, I needed a bootable USB stick.  Here are the basic steps 0. Download Win7 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/ 1. Get a USB stick – need a 4 gig one here – the ISO is about 2.5 GIG 2. Format the USB as NTFS (use quick...
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