Server.EnumServerPermissions Method (String)

Enumerates a list of server permissions for a specified grantee on the instance of SQL Server.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function EnumServerPermissions ( _
    granteeName As String _
) As ServerPermissionInfo()
'Usage
Dim instance As Server
Dim granteeName As String
Dim returnValue As ServerPermissionInfo()

returnValue = instance.EnumServerPermissions(granteeName)
public ServerPermissionInfo[] EnumServerPermissions(
    string granteeName
)
public:
array<ServerPermissionInfo^>^ EnumServerPermissions(
    String^ granteeName
)
member EnumServerPermissions : 
        granteeName:string -> ServerPermissionInfo[] 
public function EnumServerPermissions(
    granteeName : String
) : ServerPermissionInfo[]

Parameters

Return Value

Type: array<Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerPermissionInfo[]
An array of ServerPermissionInfo objects that contains server permission information for the specified grantee on the instance of SQL Server.

Remarks

Use this method to return an array of ServerPermissionInfo objects that contain information about the permissions currently set on the instance of SQL Server for the specified grantee.

Examples

Visual Basic

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim svr As Server
svr = New Server()
'Define a ServerPermissionSet that contains permission to Create Endpoint and Alter Any Endpoint.
Dim sps As ServerPermissionSet
sps = New ServerPermissionSet(ServerPermission.CreateEndpoint)
sps.Add(ServerPermission.AlterAnyEndpoint)
'This sample assumes that the grantee already has permission to Create Endpoints. 
'Enumerate and display the server permissions in the set for the grantee specified in the vGrantee string variable.
Dim spis As ServerPermissionInfo()
spis = svr.EnumServerPermissions(vGrantee, sps)
Dim spi As ServerPermissionInfo
Console.WriteLine("=================Before revoke===========================")
For Each spi In spis
    Console.WriteLine(spi.Grantee & " has " & spi.PermissionType.ToString & " permission.")
Next
Console.WriteLine(" ")
'Remove a permission from the set.
sps.Remove(ServerPermission.CreateEndpoint)
'Revoke the create endpoint permission from the grantee.
svr.Revoke(sps, vGrantee)
'Enumerate and display the server permissions in the set for the grantee specified in the vGrantee string variable.
spis = svr.EnumServerPermissions(vGrantee, sps)
Console.WriteLine("=================After revoke============================")
For Each spi In spis
    Console.WriteLine(spi.Grantee & " has " & spi.PermissionType.ToString & " permission.")
Next
Console.WriteLine(" ")
'Grant the Create Endpoint permission to the grantee.
svr.Grant(sps, vGrantee)
'Enumerate and display the server permissions in the set for the grantee specified in the vGrantee string variable.
spis = svr.EnumServerPermissions(vGrantee, sps)
Console.WriteLine("=================After grant=============================")
For Each spi In spis
    Console.WriteLine(spi.Grantee & " has " & spi.PermissionType.ToString & " permission.")
Next
Console.WriteLine("")

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$arg = [Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerPermission]::CreateEndpoint

$sps = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerPermissionSet([Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerPermission]::CreateEndpoint)
$sps.Add([Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerPermission]::AlterAnyEndpoint)
$spis = $srv.EnumServerPermissions("vGrantee", $sps)
Write-Host "=================Before revoke==========================="
Foreach ($spi In $spis)
{
   Write-Host $spi.Grantee "has" $spi.PermissionType " permission."
}
Write-Host " "
$sps.Remove([Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ServerPermission]::CreateEndpoint)