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10 May 2007
Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Modules for Microsoft SQL Server Release 2.0

Description
This release of Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Modules for Microsoft SQL Server Release 2.0 provides support for Microsoft SQL Server (64-bit) databases on Windows Server 2003 (Opteron, EM64T, and IA64-bit).

You can report on the Microsoft SQL Server (64-bit) databases using the existing 32-bit ESM modules for Microsoft SQL Server. Install the ESM modules for Microsoft SQL Server from the existing media or download the TPI from the link under the Downloads section.

ESM modules for Microsoft SQL Server are used to assess the security of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005. Use LiveUpdate to upgrade ESM 6.5 agents with existing ESM for Microsoft SQL Server modules.

Enhancements

  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database
  • Support for new SQL Server Accounts module

New features
New checks and options in the following modules:

  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server (64-bit) databases on Windows Server 2003 (Opteron, EM64T, and IA64-bit) using the existing 32-bit ESM modules
  • New checks and options have been included in the following modules:
    • SQL Server Accounts
      • Servers to check
      • Logon accounts
      • New logon accounts
      • Deleted logon accounts
      • Logon account with sysadmin access
      • Logon account with securityadmin access
      • Logon account with serveradmin access
      • Logon account with processadmin access
      • Logon account with setupadmin access
      • Logon account with dbcreator access
      • Automatically update snapshots
    • SQL Server Configuration
      • Started SQL Server endpoint
    • SQL Server Object
      • Module EXECUTE AS clause
      • Database names
      • Database status
      • New databases
      • Deleted databases
      • New granted statement permissions
      • Deleted granted statement permissions
      • New granted object permissions
      • Deleted granted object permissions
      • Automatically update snapshots
    • SQL Server Password
      • Password policy enforcement
      • Password expiration enforcement
    • SQL Server Roles
      • New fixed-server role and member
      • Deleted fixed-server role and member
      • Database-Roles
      • New database role and member
      • Deleted database role and member

Documentation
The updated User's Guide and Release Notes document all ESM for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 module enhancements and new features.

Download Symantec ESM Modules for Microsoft SQL Server Release 2.0 User's Guide (PDF)
Download Symantec ESM Modules for Microsoft SQL Server Release 2.0 Release Notes (PDF)

Downloads
Download Symantec ESM Modules for Microsoft SQL Server on Windows 2000 (TPI)
Download Symantec ESM Modules for Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2003 (TPI)
Download Symantec ESM Modules for Microsoft SQL Server on Windows XP (TPI)


Initial Post on: Thursday, 10-May-06 11:00:00
Last modified on: Thursday, 05-Jul-07 20:30:28