Server.EnumWindowsGroupInfo Method ()

Enumerates a list of information about all Microsoft Windows groups 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)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function EnumWindowsGroupInfo As DataTable
public DataTable EnumWindowsGroupInfo ()
public:
DataTable^ EnumWindowsGroupInfo ()
public DataTable EnumWindowsGroupInfo ()
public function EnumWindowsGroupInfo () : DataTable

Return Value

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

Column

Data type

Description

account name

String

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

type

String

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

privilege

String

The privilege level assigned to the Windows NT group.

mapped login name

String

The SQL Server login account to which the Windows NT group is mapped.

permission path

String

The permission path for the Windows NT group.

Remarks

Updated text:

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Example

'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
    Console.WriteLine("============================================")
    For Each c In r.Table.Columns
        Console.WriteLine(c.ColumnName + " = " + r(c).ToString)
    Next
Next

Thread Safety

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.

Platforms

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

See Also

Reference

Server Class
Server Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

How to: Use an Enumeration Method that Returns a DataTable Object in Visual Basic .NET
Calling Methods
Managing Servers

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