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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)

[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
	typeof(ServerRole))]
public ServerRoleCollection Roles { 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
   Console.WriteLine(sr.Name)
Next

PowerShell

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

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