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Server.IsWindowsGroupMember Method

Verifies whether the specified Microsoft Windows user account is a member of the specified Windows group.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

public bool IsWindowsGroupMember(
	string windowsGroup,
	string windowsUser
)

Parameters

windowsGroup
Type: System.String
A String value that specifies the Windows group.
windowsUser
Type: System.String
A String value that specifies the Windows user account.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies whether the Windows user account is a member of the Windows group.
If True, the Windows user account is a member of the Windows group.
If False, the Windows user account is not a member of the Windows group.

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
'Verify whether a Windows user is a member of a Windows group.
Console.WriteLine(srv.IsWindowsGroupMember( _
"BUILTIN\Administrators", "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM").ToString)
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