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SQL Server 2014 with PowerShell v5 Cookbook by Donabel Santos

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Creating a database role

In this recipe, we will walk through creating a custom database role.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we will create a database role called Custom Role. Then, we will grant it SELECT permissions to the HumanResources schema, and ALTER and CREATE TABLE permissions to the database.

Here's the T-SQL equivalent of what we are trying to accomplish:

USE AdventureWorks2014
GO

CREATE ROLE [Custom Role]
GO

GRANT SELECT
ON SCHEMA::[HumanResources]
TO [Custom Role]

GRANT ALTER, CREATE TABLE
TO [Custom Role]

How to do it...

Let's explore the steps for creating a custom database role:

  1. Open PowerShell ISE as an administrator.
  2. Import the SQLPS module and create a new SMO Server Object:
    #import SQL Server module Import-Module SQLPS -DisableNameChecking ...

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