Published: January 20, 2016
Updated: January 20, 2016
THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:SQL Server (starting with 2008) Azure SQL Database Azure SQL Data Warehouse Parallel Data Warehouse
Returns one row for every SQL Server authentication login.
Inherits from sys.server_principals.
Password policy is checked.
Password expiration is checked.
Hash of SQL login password. Beginning with SQL Server 2012, stored password information is calculated using SHA-512 of the salted password.
For a list of columns that this view inherits, see sys.server_principals (Transact-SQL).
Any SQL Server authentication login can see their own login name, and the sa login. To see other logins, requires ALTER ANY LOGIN, or a permission on the login.
The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.