SynchronizeSecurity Element (XMLA)

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesyesAzure Analysis Services

Specifies how to synchronize security definitions, such as roles and permissions, during a Synchronize command.



Element characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String (enumeration)
Default value SkipMembership
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Synchronize
Child elements None


The Security element determines whether the security definitions, such as roles and permissions, defined on an Analysis Services database are synchronized during a Synchronize command. This element also determines if the Windows user accounts and groups defined as members of the security definitions are included as part of the Synchronize command.

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value Description
SkipMembership Include security definitions, but exclude membership information, during a Synchronize command.
CopyAll Include security definitions and membership information during a Synchronize command.
IgnoreSecurity Exclude security definitions during a Synchronize command.

See also

Security Element (XMLA)
Properties (XMLA)