Send login expiration notification alerts in sql server

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Implementation: How to send login expiration notification alerts in SQL Server.

Scenario: SQL Server login policies are same as the windows login policies.Its inherit the property from windows login/password policies.

Now our target is to send mail notification before SQL Server login password get expired on production environment to avoid down time.

Infrastructure: Below queries and processes are tested with SQL server2005,2008,2008 R2,2012.

Steps:

  • I am going to put some value in newly and one time created table from below [sql_logins] table.You can check the column and needed value by firing below query.
    select * from sys.sql_logins
  • /*Create the table in any user/master database*/create table ExpiryNote
    (
    Sr_No int identity(1,1) not null,
    ServerName varchar(40) default @@servername,
    ServerType varchar(20) default ‘TestServer’, –server type whether Test Or Live Server
    [LoginName] sysname,
    LastModifiedDate datetime,
    DaysFromLastModified int –this will be our days of password expiration

    )

  • Kindly download above table script from below link.

https://app.box.com/s/njtims8qajtsxjrwu3efxlmo6fwbhhj0

  • /* create this procedure on respective DB and run it on daily basis before 2nd stored procedure.
    Simply create a job having two steps in it.1st step will run below 1st stored procedure and on successfully step,2nd stored procedure will be getting run in 2nd step.

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  • */
    create procedure [sp_before_sp_PasswordExpiryMadeByDharmesh]
    as
    begin
    truncate table expirynote ——–will truncate the table firstINSERT INTO ExpiryNote ———————then will start puting new data
    (LoginName,LastModifiedDate,DaysFromLastModified)
    SELECT name,modify_date,DATEDIFF(DAY,modify_date,GETDATE())
    FROM sys.sql_logins
    where name in (‘test’)—Enter the login name for which you want to send mail notification before expiration
    end
  • Kindly download above 1st stored procedure from below location.

https://app.box.com/s/074916ij2jc8v00sm5k7clwvrarois04

  • /*Run this procedure in 2nd step in sql job*/create Procedure [sp_PasswordExpiryMadeByDharmesh]
    as
    begin
    declare @recipients varchar(max)
    declare @message varchar(5000)
    declare @query varchar(max)
    declare @subject varchar(112)
    declare @attach_results varchar(50)

    set @recipients = ‘dharmesh@xyz.com’
    set @message = ”
    set @query = ”
    set @subject = ‘Home_Pass_Expiry_Auto_Alert’
    set @attach_results = ‘True’

    IF Exists(select 1 from ExpiryNote)
    begin
    ———- case 2 starts
    begin

    DECLARE @xml NVARCHAR(MAX)
    DECLARE @body NVARCHAR(MAX)

    begin

    SET @xml = CAST((SELECT [Sr_No] AS ‘td’,”,[ServerName] AS ‘td’,”,[ServerType] AS ‘td’ ,”,[LoginName] AS ‘td’ ,”,[LastModifiedDate] AS ‘td’,”,[DaysFromLastModified] as ‘td’ from
    (select * from ExpiryNote) tab
    FOR XML PATH(‘tr’), ELEMENTS ) AS NVARCHAR(MAX))
    SET @body ='<html><body><H3>
    Home_Pass_Expiry_Auto_Alert</H3>
    <tr>This is system generated Report, Please do not reply.</tr>
    <table border = 1>
    <tr bgcolor=”#C0C0C0″>
    <th> Sr_No </th> <th> ServerName </th> <th>ServerType </th> <th> LoginName</th> <th> LastModifiedDate </th> <th> DaysFromLastModified </th> </tr>’

    SET @body = @body + @xml +'</table></body></html>’

    ———- case 2 starts
    begin

    set @message = ‘Please Do not reply on this mail’

    exec msdb..sp_send_dbmail @profile_name = ‘dba’
    , @recipients=@recipients
    , @body = @body
    , @subject= @subject
    , @body_format =’HTML’

    end

    end
    end
    end

    else print(‘bye’)

    end

  • Kindly download above 1st stored procedure from below location.

https://app.box.com/s/rntd3va60tcfb8to72oc8azd1fqy9ogj

  • Once it is done,Schedule the job on daily basis which will send the status of SQL logins.Below is the screen shot for the same.

login expiration

  • This is how you can send login expiration notification alerts in sql server.
  • Please do comments when you find this useful or any suggestion on the same will be highly accepted.

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