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Account Requirements

This section lists the requirements for the accounts used by DDC Provider. The accounts must be granted the following rights and permissions:

  • A member of the local Administrators group on the computer where Netwrix Auditor Server and DDC Provider are installed.
  • The Database datareader server role must be assigned to the account on the SQL Server instance where the DDC Collector database resides.

NOTE: Netwrix recommends using different accounts to connect to the SQL Server instances where DDC Collector database and Categories database reside.

Review the following for additional information:

To assign the Database datareader server role

  1. On the computer where SQL Server instance with DDC_Collector_Database resides, navigate to Start All Programs Microsoft SQL Server SQL Server Management Studio.

  2. Connect to the server.
  3. In the left pane, expand the Security node. Right-click the Logins node and select New Login from the pop-up menu.

  4. Select User mapping on the left and select the DDC_Collector_database for which you want to assign the role.
  5. In the Database role membership for: DDC_Collector_database list, select the db_datareader role.

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