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Server.Roles Property

Represents a collection of ServerRole objects. Each ServerRole object represents a role defined on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

public ServerRoleCollection Roles { get; }
/** @property */
public ServerRoleCollection get_Roles ()

public function get Roles () : ServerRoleCollection

Property Value

A ServerRoleCollection object that represents all the roles defined on the instance of SQL Server.

Updated text:

The Roles property points to the ServerRoleCollection object. You can use the collection to reference the fixed server roles the instance of SQL Server.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
'Display the fixed server roles.
Dim sr As ServerRole
For Each sr In srv.Roles

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms



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