Server.EnumWindowsUserInfo Method (String)

Enumerates a list of information about all Microsoft Windows users that have explicitly granted access to the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

public DataTable EnumWindowsUserInfo (
	string account
public DataTable EnumWindowsUserInfo (
	String account
public function EnumWindowsUserInfo (
	account : String
) : DataTable



A String value that specifies a Windows user account on which to limit the results.

Return Value

A DataTable object value that contains a list of Windows users that have explicitly granted access to the instance of SQL Server. The table describes the different columns of the returned DataTable.


Data type


account name


The name of the Windows NT user. NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM, for example.



The type of user. This specifies whether the user is an individual account or a group account.

Updated text:

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
'Call the EnumCollations method and return collation information to DataTable variable.
Dim d As DataTable
'Select the returned data into an array of DataRow.
d = srv.EnumCollations
'Iterate through the rows and display collation details for the instance of SQL Server.
Dim r As DataRow
Dim c As DataColumn
For Each r In d.Rows
    For Each c In r.Table.Columns
        Console.WriteLine(c.ColumnName + " = " + r(c).ToString)

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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