A database user for which the corresponding SQL Server login is undefined or is incorrectly defined on a server instance cannot log in to the instance and is referred to as orphaned and should be removed.
Orphan users should be removed to avoid potential misuse of those broken users in any way.
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This control is used in the following benchmarks:
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2014 CIS V1.5.0 - paragraph 3.3
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2016 CIS V1.3.0 - paragraph 3.3
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2017 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 3.3
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2019 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 3.3
To deliberately skip this control (e.g. meaning don’t use Puppet to enforce this setting), we provide you with three ways:
mssql_secured::controls::orphaned_users_are_dropped_from_sql_server_databases: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for ALL databases.
mssql_secured::controls::orphaned_users_are_dropped_from_sql_server_databases::dbname: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for specified database only.
3) Add an entry with the content
orphaned_users_are_dropped_from_sql_server_databases to the array value
mssql_secured::skip_list in your hiera data.
|Attribute Name||Short Description|
|title||The database to apply the control to.|
The database to apply the control to.
All controls need an database to apply the control to. Here is a simple example:
In this example, the string DB is the database to apply the control to.