Generate GRANT EXEC script for existing users in the database

April 30, 2004

>>Script Language and Platform: MS SQL Server
Whenever stored procedures and user defined functions are dropped and recreated in production, it is very tedious to find who had permissions on the dropped procedures and functions before. This script will generate the GRANT EXEC statements for all existing users in the database who have execute permissions. Before dropping the procedures and functions generate this GRANT EXEC code and re-apply once the procedures and functions are re-created.

Author: MAK

set quoted_identifier off
select 'grant execute on '+a.name+ ' to ' + user_name(b.uid)  
from sysobjects a ,sysprotects b
where a.type in ('P','Fn') 
and user_name(b.uid)  <>'public' 
and a.name not like 'dt_%'
and a.id=b.id and action=224

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