User Permissions Migration for SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Free Tool – SQL Permissions Extractor

Tech Specs

Desktop Console

  • Microsoft Windows: Vista SP1, Server 2008 (not supported on Server Core Role), 7, Server 2008 R2 (not supported on Server Core Role); 8, Server 2012, 8.1, Server 2012 R2, 10, Server 2016, Server 2019; plus 11, Server 2022 (provisional); 64-bit, 32-bit
  • Microsoft .NET Framework: 4.0 and later
  • web browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.x+ (minimum of Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1), Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Database Platforms

  • Microsoft SQL Server: 2008 R2, 2012; 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019; plus 2022 (provisional); Windows, Linux; Express, Standard, Enterprise editions

Databases in the Cloud

  • Microsoft Azure: Virtual Machine (VM)
  • Amazon Web Services: Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Relational Database Service (RDS); cannot target Amazon RDS system databases
  • connection: DNS domain name, IP address; SQL Authentication, Windows Active Directory, Azure Active Directory


SQL Permissions Extractor does not install any components, dynamic link libraries (DLLs), scripts, stored procedures, or tables on the managed database instances.

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