One of my blog readers sent me the following mail after reading my earlier blog posts about Random Function and OTP Code. Before you read the email, you can read those blog posts here, here, and here.
I have previously written about Random Password before in the blog posts here, here and here. This blog is sent by James Curran, who has created the following generate random password stored procedure keeping the base of the original solution of Tim Cartwright. Thanks to both of this individual SQL Server Expert who has helped me to come up with a more robust solution for a random password.
Earlier last month, I posted an interview question – How to Generate Random Passwords in SQL Server? – Interview Question of the Week #181. Though, my efforts were honest my answer was not complete in that blog post. Thankfully, SQL Server Expert Tim Cartwright noticed the error in the blog post and decided to send me to follow up email with the accurate script to generate a random password.
Just the other day I received an email from a MySQL user who has been struggling to set up his password due to the current policy requirements in MySQL. Let us see how we can identify what is his root cause and how to fix the issue with password security.
Working as freelancer gives an opportunity to see various kinds of error and having fun to fix them. Recently, one of my blog readers sent an email and asked assistance on the log shipping issue. He said that log shipping copy job is failing.
As usual, I asked him error message and he shared below piece from copy job history.
One of my clients posted a question to me about management of SQL Server service account. Since it was a nice learning for me, I am sharing my discussion via this blog post. Let us see the Best Practices About SQL Server Service Account and Password Management.