Change Database Owner with SQL Server Management Studio

What is the database owner? The database owner is a user that has permissions to perform all activities in a database. On a SQL server, database owners can be changed. Any user that has all the rights to connect to the SQL server can become the owner of any database. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on How to Change Database Owner with SQL Server Management Studio

1. Connect to your database using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.

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2. In the object explorer, right click on the database that you want to change the owner and go to “Properties” menu:

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3. In the properties window, go to menu “Select a page -> Files”. Search or write the new owner. For the purposes of this example I will set “WspSqlAdmin” as an owner. Once you’re done, click on OK to save your changes:

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4. And that’s it! The owner has been changed!

This concludes Change Database Owner with SQL Server Management Studio

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