Update to add info about SQL Server startup account to security policy in SQL Server 2014 error log

Summary

This update improves the supportability of SQL Server 2014 by adding information about whether Database Instant File Initalization is enabled for the instance. Database Instant File Initalization is enabled when the SQL Server service startup account is granted SE_MANAGE_VOLUME_NAME. Members of the Windows Administrator group have this permission and can grant it to other users by adding them to the Perform Volume Maintenance Tasks security policy.

More Information

This update is included in the following service pack for SQL Server:


After you install this update, if the SQL Server service startup account is granted SE_MANAGE_VOLUME_NAME, an informational message that resembles the following is logged in the SQL Server error log at SQL Server startup:
date time Server Database Instant File Initialization: enabled. For security and performance considerations see the topic 'Database Instant File Initialization' in SQL Server Books Online. This is an informational message only. No user action is required.

If the SQL Server service startup account has not been granted SE_MANAGE_VOLUME_NAME, an informational message that resembles the following is logged in the SQL Server error log at SQL Server startup:
date time Server Database Instant File Initialization: disabled. For security and performance considerations see the topic 'Database Instant File Initialization' in SQL Server Books Online. This is an informational message only. No user action is required.

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References

Database Instant File Initialization

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文章 ID:3170019 - 上次审阅时间:2016年7月11日 - 修订版本: 1

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