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Database.ApplicationRoles Property

Represents a collection of ApplicationRole objects. Each ApplicationRole object represents an application role defined on the database.

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

[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
public ApplicationRoleCollection ApplicationRoles { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ApplicationRoleCollection
An ApplicationRoleCollection object that represents all the application roles defined on the database.

Specific application roles can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the application role. To add a new application role to the collection, call the application role constructor ApplicationRole.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
        srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks2008R2 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2008R2")

'Display all the application roles on the database.
Dim ar As ApplicationRole
For Each ar In db.ApplicationRoles


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2008R2")
Foreach ($ar in $db.ApplicationRoles)
   Write-Host $ar.Name

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