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SUSER_SID Function

Posted By: Sarita Patel     Category: SQL Server     Views: 7418

This article explains about SUSER_SID function in sql server with examples.

SUSER_SID returns the security identification number (SID) for the specified user's login name.

SUSER_SID can be used as a DEFAULT constraint in either ALTER TABLE or CREATE TABLE.

Syntax of SUSER_SID Function :

SUSER_SID ( [ 'login' ] )

login is a user's login name. It is a sysname. It is an optional. If you don't specify then it returns information about current user. 

Return type of SUSER_SID is a varbinary(85).

Examples of SUSER_SID Function :

Example 1 : Use of SUSER_SID function in select clause 

SELECT SUSER_SID ('NorthwindUser')


Above example returns security id number for specified user's login name.


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