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Server.Roles Property


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

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

    SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, typeof(ServerRole))>]
member Roles : ServerRoleCollection with get

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerRoleCollection

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

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

Visual Basic

'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


$srv = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
foreach ($sr in $srv.Roles)
   Write-Host $sr.Name
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