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Renaming saI am wondering if there is any possible way to rename ‘sa’ to any other name say some unguessable name.
What you can do is drop the user sa and have a other name for it
Are you trying to prevent other admins for entering your server? If so, this might help you:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;263712
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Although sa is a built-in administrator login, do not use it routinely. Instead, make system administrators members of the sysadmin fixed server role, and have them log on using their own logins. Use sa only when there is no other way to log in to an instance of MicrosoftÂ® SQL Serverâ„¢ (for example, when other system administrators are unavailable or have forgotten their passwords).
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