000011516 - Envision: Why are we writing to the master database when collecting Microsoft SQL database logs

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Article Number000011516
Applies ToenVision Core 3.7.0, 4.x
Windows
IssueEnvision: Why are we writing to the master database. sql trace files
You observed that the collection process involves writing to the master database in the Microsoft SQL database. You wish to know why is that so
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Some of the reasons are:

1. master database is guaranteed to exist, not going to ask customer to create a separate database

2. one of the stored procedures requires sp_procoption and must be part of the master database to use it

Legacy Article IDa40773

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