Listing policies

In this recipe, we will list policies deployed in our SQL Server instance.

Getting ready

Check which policies are being used in your environment using SQL Server Management Studio. Connect to SSMS and navigate to Management | Policy Based Management | Policies:

Getting ready

These are the same policies you should get after you run the PowerShell script in this recipe.

How to do it...

To list policies using PowerShell, perform the following steps:

  1. Open PowerShell ISE as an administrator.
  2. Import the SQLPS module as follows:
    #import SQL Server module
    Import-Module SQLPS -DisableNameChecking
  3. Add the following script and run it:
    #replace with your server information ...

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