I'm having trouble finding a good way to determine the Access Rights for a given role. Is there a easy way to get a list of items, that a given role have been granted access to, without iterating the entire content tree?

  • Do you want to do that programmatically? Or see those items in a UI? Nov 25, 2016 at 10:34
  • @DmytroShevchenko programmatically. Nov 25, 2016 at 11:27

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Sitecore Powershell Extensions comes with a script which will return you all the items with security information on them. You can filter the data to specific path and select one account you are interested in.

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You will get the information in form of a report. You can also have a sneak peak into the script which should be in /sitecore/system/Modules/PowerShell/Script Library/Content Reports/Reports/Content Audit/Items with security for an account

More information about the cmdlets


In case you would like to do this programmatically you can execute SQL query on the database:

SELECT * FROM [Sitecore_master].[dbo].[SharedFields] where fieldid = '{DEC8D2D5-E3CF-48B6-A653-8E69E2716641}'
  • I was looking for a way to do this from code. But I will try to see if the functionality used by the powershell plugin, could point me in the right way. Nov 25, 2016 at 13:21
  • @MikkelNielsen you can always see how this is done in the script. I assume it iterates over all items but it's worth checking. Nov 25, 2016 at 13:27
  • That would also be my idea. Im not a fan of this, but I guess there is no other way. Thanks. Nov 25, 2016 at 13:34

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