"ALTER AUTHORIZATION" - Changing the Ownership of a Schema in SQL Server

Q

How To Change the Ownership of a Schema in SQL Server?

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A

If you want to change the owner of a schema, you can use the "ALTER AUTHORIZATION" statement using the following syntax:

ALTER AUTHORIZATION ON SCHEMA::schema_name TO user_name

The following tutorial example shows you how to change ownership of schema "fyi" to "fyi_user":

-- Login with "sa"

USE FyiCenterData;
GO

ALTER AUTHORIZATION ON SCHEMA::fyi TO fyi_user
GO

SELECT s.name, u.name AS owner
   FROM sys.schemas s, sys.database_principals u
   WHERE s.principal_id = u.principal_id;
GO
name                owner
------------------- --------------------
dbo                 dbo
fyi                 Fyi_User
guest               guest
...

 

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