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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)

member IsWindowsGroupMember : 
        windowsGroup:string * 
        windowsUser:string -> bool

Parameters

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

Return Value

Type: 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.

Visual Basic

'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)

PowerShell

$srv = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")

Write-Host $srv.IsWindowsGroupMember("BUILTIN\Administrators", "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM")
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