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Adding the Database Owner Role for Microsoft SQL Server

You need to add the CES administrative account to the database owner role for Microsoft SQL Server when you want to install the Coveo SharePoint web service (see Installing the Coveo Web Service, Search Box, and Search Interface into SharePoint).

The procedure applies to Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2005, and 2000, but varies depending on the SQL Server version:

Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2005

  1. Access SQL Server Management Studio (Windows Start menu > All Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft SQL Server 2005).

  2. Connect to the appropriate database.
  3. In the panel on the left, expand localhost > Security > Logins.

  4. When the login for the CES administrative account already exists, double-click it. Otherwise, right-click Logins, and then click New Login.

  5. In the Login - New dialog box:

    1. In the Login Name box, type the CES administrative account.

    2. In the panel on the left, click User Mapping.

    3. In the panel on the right:

      1. In the Users mapped to this login list, in the Map column, select the check box for the database to which you want to assign the owner role to the CES administrative account.

      2. In the Database role membership for list, select db_owner.

    4. Click OK.

Microsoft SQL Server 2000

  1. Access SQL Server Enterprise Manager (Windows Start menu > All Programs > Microsoft SQL Server).

  2. In the panel on the left, expand Microsoft SQL Servers > SQL Server Group > [your server group] > Security.

  3. Click the Logins node.

  4. When the login for the CES administrative account already exists, double-click it. Otherwise, right-click Logins, and then click New Login.

  5. In the SQL Server Login Properties - New Login dialog box: 

    1. In the Login Name box, type the CES administrative account.

    2. Click the Database Access tab.

    3. In the list at the top, in the Permit column, select the check box for the database to which you want to assign the owner role for the CES administrative account.

    4. In the Permit in Database Role list, select db_owner.

    5. Click OK.