Export a Certificate as a PFX file

Issue: Unable to generate pfx file from certificate manager. Certificate export have the option greyed out “Personal Information Exchange PFX”. Fix: Use PowerShell to generate the PFX file. The Certificates snap-in really doesn’t like to export PFX certificates, but PowerShell is happy to. You can use the Export-PfxCertificate cmdlet. Go to the certificates pseudo-drive by typing cd cert:\ at... » read more

SQL Server Agent Fixed Database Roles

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/ssms/agent/sql-server-agent-fixed-database-roles?view=sql-server-ver16 SQL Server has the following msdb database fixed database roles, which give administrators finer control over access to SQL Server Agent. The roles listed from least to most privileged access are: SQLAgentUserRole SQLAgentReaderRole SQLAgentOperatorRole SQLAgentUserRole Permissions SQLAgentUserRole is the least privileged of the SQL Server Agent fixed database roles. It has permissions on only operators, local jobs,... » read more