User Class

The User object represents a Microsoft SQL Server user.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class User
    Inherits ScriptNameObjectBase
    Implements IObjectPermission, ICreatable, IDroppable, IAlterable, _
    IRenamable, IExtendedProperties, IScriptable
public sealed class User : ScriptNameObjectBase, IObjectPermission, ICreatable, IDroppable, 
    IAlterable, IRenamable, IExtendedProperties, IScriptable
public ref class User sealed : public ScriptNameObjectBase, IObjectPermission, ICreatable, IDroppable, 
    IAlterable, IRenamable, IExtendedProperties, IScriptable
public final class User extends ScriptNameObjectBase implements IObjectPermission, ICreatable, 
    IDroppable, IAlterable, IRenamable, IExtendedProperties, IScriptable
public final class User extends ScriptNameObjectBase implements IObjectPermission, ICreatable, 
    IDroppable, IAlterable, IRenamable, IExtendedProperties, IScriptable

Remarks

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

To get User object properties, users can be a member of the public fixed server role.

To set User object properties, uses must have ALTE ANY USER permission on the database or be a member of the db_owner fixed database role.

To change the default schema, users must have ALTER permission on the specified user or be the owner of the user.

To create or drop a user, users must have ALTER ANY USER permission on the fixed server role or be a member of the db_owner fixed database role.

To grant, deny, or revoke permission on the specified user to other users, users must have CONTROL permission on the specified user.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
   Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SmoObjectBase
     Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SqlSmoObject
       Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.NamedSmoObject
         Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ScriptNameObjectBase
          Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.User

Example

How to: Enumerate Logins and Associated Users in Visual Basic .NET

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

User Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Managing Users, Roles, and Logins
Principals
CREATE USER (Transact-SQL)