Granting SELECT Permissions on a View

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SQL

Introduction

In SQL Server, views provide a convenient way to encapsulate complex queries and present a simplified and abstracted representation of data to users. However, there may be situations where you want to grant SELECT permissions on a view while restricting direct access to the underlying tables. This blog post will guide you through the process of achieving this security measure in SQL Server.

Grant permissions: Once the view is created, you can grant SELECT permissions on the view to the desired user or role. This allows them to query the view, but not the underlying tables.

GRANT SELECT ON YourViewName TO YourUserOrRole;

Replace YourViewName with the name of your view and YourUserOrRole with the name of the user or role you want to grant permissions to.

Note: Make sure that the user or role you grant permissions to doesn’t have direct access to the underlying tables.

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