Monthly Archives: October 2012

  1. Temporarily Enabling xp_cmdshell

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    October 17, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    I use xp_cmdshell quite a bit in my envrionment. Sometimes I use it from within a script to call BCP …
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  2. Getting it Wrong

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    October 16, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    As a DBA, my greatest asset is my credibility. If my user community and managers don’t trust me, I’ve got …
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  3. Defy the Defaults! #sqlsat171

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    October 6, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    Today is SQL Saturday 171 in my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. THIS is the SQL Saturday that has had me …
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  4. Manually Removing an MSX Target Server

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    October 4, 2012 by Mike Hillwig

    Part of my server decomission process is to defect that server from its MSX server. Either that step got skipped …
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