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How to get all the permission levels in SharePoint 2010

Posted by Vijai Anand Articles | SharePoint 2010 March 01, 2011
In this article we will be seeing how to get all the permission levels in SharePoint 2010 using C# and powershell script.
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In this article we will be seeing how to get all the permission levels in SharePoint 2010 using C# and powershell script.

In this article

  • How to get all the permission levels using C#
  • How to get all the permission levels using powershell script
  • Properties of SPRoleDefinition

Steps involved:

  • Open Visual Studio 2010.
  • Create a console application.
  • Add the following reference.

    o Microsoft.SharePoint.dll
     
  • Add the following namespace.

    o Using Microsoft.SharePoint;

How to get all the permission levels using C#:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SharePoint;

namespace CustomPermissionLevel
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://servername:2020/"))
            {
                using (SPWeb web = site.RootWeb)
                {
                    SPRoleDefinitionCollection roleColl = web.RoleDefinitions;
                    foreach (SPRoleDefinition role in roleColl)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine(role.Name.ToString());
                    }
                    Console.ReadLine();
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

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How to get all the permission levels using powershell script

$site=Get-SPSite "http://servername:2020/"
$web=$site.RootWeb
$roleColl=$web.RoleDefinitions
foreach($role in $roleColl)
{
write-host $role.Name
}
Properties of SPRoleDefinition:

$site=Get-SPSite "http://servername:2020/"
$web=$site.RootWeb
$roleColl=$web.RoleDefinitions
$role= $roleColl["Custom Permission Level Test"]
Write-host $role

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