Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
Returns a list of the fixed database roles.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
- [ @rolename = ] 'role'
Is the name of a fixed database role. role is sysname, with a default of NULL. If role is specified, only information about that role is returned; otherwise, a list and description of all fixed database roles is returned.
0 (success) or 1 (failure)
Name of the fixed database role.
Description of DbFixedRole.
Fixed database roles, as shown in the following table, are defined at the database level and have permissions to perform specific database-level administrative activities. Fixed database roles cannot be added or removed. The permissions granted to a fixed database role cannot be changed.
Fixed database role
Database access administrators
Database security administrators
Database DDL administrators
Database backup operators
Database data readers
Database data writers
Database deny data readers
Database deny data writers
The following table shows stored procedures that are used for modifying database roles.
Adds a database user to a fixed database role.
Displays a list of the members of a fixed database role.
Removes a member from a fixed database role.
Requires membership in the public role.
Information returned is subject to restrictions on access to metadata. Entities on which the principal has no permission do not appear. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.
The following example shows a list of all fixed database roles.
EXEC sp_helpdbfixedrole; GO