Export-Role

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Exports (serializes) Sitecore roles to the filesystem on the server.

Syntax

Export-Role [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> [-Root <String>]

Export-Role [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> -Path <String>

Export-Role -Filter <String> [-Root <String>]

Export-Role [-Role] <Role> [-Root <String>]

Export-Role [-Role] <Role> -Path <String>

Detailed Description

The Export-Role command exports (serializes) Sitecore roles to the filesystem on the server.

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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: Export-Role -Filter *

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

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Role <Role>

Specifies the role to be exported

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path <String>

Path to the file the role should be saved to.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Root <String>

Specifies the serialization root directory. If this parameter is not specified - the default Sitecore serialization folder will be used (unless you're saving to an explicit location with the -Path parameter).

Aliases

Required?

false

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

    Sitecore.Security.Accounts.Role

Outputs

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

  • System.String

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS master:\> Export-Role -Identity sitecore\Author

EXAMPLE 2

PS master:\> Export-Role -Filter sitecore\*

EXAMPLE 3

PS master:\> Export-Role -Root C:\my\Serialization\Folder\ -Filter *\*

EXAMPLE 4

PS master:\> Export-Role -Path C:\my\Serialization\Folder\Authors.role -Identity sitecore\Author

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