The service account and/or service SID used by the MSSQLSERVER service for a default instance or
Following the principle of least privilege, the service account should have no more privileges than required to do its job. For SQL Server services, the SQL Server Setup will assign the required permissions directly to the service SID. No additional permissions or privileges should be necessary.
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This control is used in the following benchmarks:
- Microsoft SQL Server Database 2019 CIS V1.2.0 - paragraph 3.5
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::sql_servers_mssql_service_account_is_not_an_administrator: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for ALL databases.
mssql_secured::controls::sql_servers_mssql_service_account_is_not_an_administrator::dbname: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for specified database only.
3) Add an entry with the content
sql_servers_mssql_service_account_is_not_an_administrator 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.