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RoleDefinitionCollection class
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RoleDefinitionCollection class

Represents the collection of RoleDefinition objects that define the role definitions that are available for use within the Web site.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assemblies:   Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.dll);  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone.dll)  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)

public sealed class RoleDefinitionCollection : ClientObjectCollection<RoleDefinition>

This code example defines a new role and adds it to the role definitions collection.

using System;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;

namespace Microsoft.SDK.SharePointFoundation.Samples
    class RoleDefinitionCollectionExample
        static void Main()
            string siteUrl = "http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection";

            ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);
            Web site = clientContext.Web;

            // Set up permissions.
            BasePermissions permissions = new BasePermissions();

            // Create a new role definition.
            RoleDefinitionCreationInformation rdcInfo = new RoleDefinitionCreationInformation();
            rdcInfo.Name = "Manage User";
            rdcInfo.Description = "Role for managing user permissions";
            rdcInfo.BasePermissions = permissions;
            rdcInfo.Order = 1;
            RoleDefinition roleDef = site.RoleDefinitions.Add(rdcInfo);


            Console.WriteLine("Created role: {0}", roleDef.Name);

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