Get-Role

Returns one or more Sitecore roles using the specified criteria.

Syntax

Get-Role [-Identity] <AccountIdentity>

Get-Role -Filter <String>

Detailed Description

The Get-Role command returns one or more Sitecore roles using the specified criteria.

The Identity parameter specifies the Sitecore role to get. You can specify a role by its local name or fully qualified name. You can also specify role object variable, such as $<role>.

To search for and retrieve more than one role, use the Filter parameter.

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Parameters

-Identity  <AccountIdentity>

Specifies the Sitecore role by providing one of the following values.

Local Name
    Example: developer
Fully Qualified Name
    Example: sitecore\developer 
Aliases
Required? true
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? true (ByValue)
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Filter  <String>

Specifies a simple pattern to match Sitecore roles.

Examples: The following examples show how to use the filter syntax.

To get all the roles, use the asterisk wildcard: Get-Role -Filter *

To get all the roles in a domain use the following command: Get-Role -Filter "sitecore*"

Aliases
Required? true
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String Represents the identity of a role.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Sitecore.Security.Accounts.Role Returns one or more roles.

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1


PS master:\> Get-Role -Identity sitecore\developer

Name                                     Domain       IsEveryone
----                                     ------       ----------
sitecore\developer                       sitecore     False

EXAMPLE 2


PS master:\> "sitecore\developer","sitecore\author" | Get-Role

Name                                     Domain       IsEveryone
----                                     ------       ----------
sitecore\author                          sitecore     False
sitecore\developer                       sitecore     False

EXAMPLE 3


PS master:\> Get-Role -Filter sitecore\d*

Name                                     Domain       IsEveryone
----                                     ------       ----------
sitecore\Designer                        sitecore     False
sitecore\Developer                       sitecore     False

EXAMPLE 4

Expand the MemberOf property to see a list of roles that the specified role is a member.


PS master:\> Get-Role -Identity sitecore\developer | Select-Object -ExpandProperty MemberOf

Name                                     Domain       IsEveryone
----                                     ------       ----------
sitecore\Sitecore Client Configuring     sitecore     False
sitecore\Sitecore Client Developing      sitecore     False
sitecore\Designer                        sitecore     False
sitecore\Author                          sitecore     False
sitecore\Sitecore Client Maintaining     sitecore     False

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