If you are receiving the following error related to connection to SQL Server, this blog is for you.
It is very good to know our server and its feature which are available for configurations. SQL Server always has many features which can be enabled or disabled. One should at least know what are the options SQL Server provides. This blog post we will learn how to display or change global configuration settings.
Just a day ago, I noticed ‘sysadmin’ user in SQL Server 2008. While looking more into it, I found that it has same account rights as ‘sa’ account. ‘sysadmin’ is actually replacement for legacy ‘sa’ account. ‘sa’ still exist in SQL Server 2008, however, it will be deprecated in future versions of SQL Server. It is recommended to all the users who switch to SQL Server 2008 to start migrating to ‘sysadmin’ from ‘sa’.
In recent user group meeting in my city Ahmedabad, I have found that not every user knows difference between these two features of SQL Server. I do not blame any user for not knowing difference between Database Mail and SQLMail as this is very confusing sometime. I will try to explain this concept here.