Day: January 3, 2018

Connect to SQL Server when you don’t know SA account or don’t have sysadmin access

Below are the steps you need to perform to grant SYSADMIN access to a user in SQL Server in case you are completely locked out. 1. Download PSexec to connect using SQL Server Management Studio using the NT Authority\System Download PsTools from https://download.sysinternals.com/files/PSTools.zip Unzip the content and copy PsExec.exe to