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How to filter a table (MS Sql Server)

I have a table emps ,from this table i want to bring certain records based on login user.in other words i want to filter rows without using condition in sql statement.i want to fix from database side.

for ex sql1 :select * from emps where mgr_id=1234
this brings all rows where mgr_id=1234. now when user 1234 login,if he use only
sql2 : select * from emps
i want to get result like above sql1.

help me please

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(NT) (NT) try this post in the office forum as well

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I'm afraid that SQL server is designed to respond to SQL queries and not deliver anything other than has been asked.

What should you want SQL server to do if user 1234 asks:
select * from emps where mgr_id <> 1234

I don't know SQL-server. It might have something like a system variable username or function username(), like it probably has a way to say 'today' or 'databasename'. Then you can make a view like
myemps = select * from emps where mgr_id = :username
and tell the user to run their queries over myemps, just like they run a query over todays_orders.

Or possibly SQL server has the option to limit access to records in a table depending on values kin that records. Then you can grant (that's an sql command available to the administrator) each user access to only his own employees, and he won't see the others.

Just some thoughts.

Kees

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