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SQL Server FAQ - "DROP LOGIN" - Deleting a Login Name

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How To Delete a Login Name?

If you don't want to keep a login name any more, you should delete it by using the "DROP LOGIN" statement as shown in this tutorial example:

-- Login with "sa"

DROP LOGIN Dba_Login;
GO
Command(s) completed successfully.

-- View login names
SELECT name, sid, type, type_desc FROM sys.server_principals
   WHERE type = 'S';
GO
name      sid                                 type type_desc
--------  ----------------------------------- ---- ---------
sa        0x01                                S    SQL_LOGIN
FYI_DBA   0x348AF32B3B58CB40B67A5F5B7086B96E  S    SQL_LOGIN

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  1. What Is the Security Model Used in SQL Server 2005?
  2. What Are Security Principals Used in SQL Server 2005?
  3. What Is the Security Principal at the Server Level That Represents Your Session?
  4. What Is the Security Principal at the Database Level That Represents Your Session?
  5. How To Create a New Login Name in SQL Server?
  6. How To Verify a Login name with SQLCMD Tool?
  7. How To List All Login Names on the Server?
  8. How To Change the Password of a Login Name?
  9. How To Change a Login Name?
  10. How To Disable a Login Name?
  11. How To Delete a Login Name?
  12. How To Create a User Name in a Database?
  13. How To List All User Names in a Database?
  14. How To Find the Login Name Linked to a Given User Name?
  15. How To Verify a User name with SQLCMD Tool?
  16. How To Change the Name of a Database User?
  17. How To Delete an Existing Database User?

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