How to get Security Roles of current/online user

Below code shows how to get Security Roles of current User Using JScript which uses a RetrieveMultiple query …

function GetCurrentUserRoles()
{
var xml = “” +

“<?xml version=\”1.0\” encoding=\”utf-8\”?>” +

“<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap=\”” +

http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/&#8221; +

“\” xmlns:xsi=\”http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance\”” +

” xmlns:xsd=\”http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema\”>” +

GenerateAuthenticationHeader() +

” <soap:Body>” +

” <RetrieveMultiple xmlns=\”” +

http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2007/WebServices\”>” +

” <query xmlns:q1=\”” +

http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2006/Query&#8221; +

“\” xsi:type=\”q1:QueryExpression\”>” +

” <q1:EntityName>role</q1:EntityName>” +

” <q1:ColumnSet xsi:type=\”q1:ColumnSet\”>” +

” <q1:Attributes>” +

” <q1:Attribute>name</q1:Attribute>” +

” </q1:Attributes>” +

” </q1:ColumnSet>” +

” <q1:Distinct>false</q1:Distinct>” +

” <q1:LinkEntities>” +

” <q1:LinkEntity>” +

” <q1:LinkFromAttributeName>roleid</q1:LinkFromAttributeName>” +

” <q1:LinkFromEntityName>role</q1:LinkFromEntityName>” +

” <q1:LinkToEntityName>systemuserroles</q1:LinkToEntityName>” +

” <q1:LinkToAttributeName>roleid</q1:LinkToAttributeName>” +

” <q1:JoinOperator>Inner</q1:JoinOperator>” +

” <q1:LinkEntities>” +

” <q1:LinkEntity>” +

” <q1:LinkFromAttributeName>systemuserid</q1:LinkFromAttributeName>” +

” <q1:LinkFromEntityName>systemuserroles</q1:LinkFromEntityName>” +

” <q1:LinkToEntityName>systemuser</q1:LinkToEntityName>” +

” <q1:LinkToAttributeName>systemuserid</q1:LinkToAttributeName>” +

” <q1:JoinOperator>Inner</q1:JoinOperator>” +

” <q1:LinkCriteria>” +

” <q1:FilterOperator>And</q1:FilterOperator>” +

” <q1:Conditions>” +

” <q1:Condition>” +

” <q1:AttributeName>systemuserid</q1:AttributeName>” +

” <q1:Operator>EqualUserId</q1:Operator>” +

” </q1:Condition>” +

” </q1:Conditions>” +

” </q1:LinkCriteria>” +

” </q1:LinkEntity>” +

” </q1:LinkEntities>” +

” </q1:LinkEntity>” +

” </q1:LinkEntities>” +

” </query>” +

” </RetrieveMultiple>” +

” </soap:Body>” +

“</soap:Envelope>” +

“”;

var xmlHttpRequest = new ActiveXObject(“Msxml2.XMLHTTP”);

xmlHttpRequest.Open(“POST”, “/mscrmservices/2007/CrmService.asmx”, false);

xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader(“SOAPAction”,

http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2007/WebServices/RetrieveMultiple&#8221;);

xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader(“Content-Type”, “text/xml; charset=utf-8”);

xmlHttpRequest.setRequestHeader(“Content-Length”, xml.length);

xmlHttpRequest.send(xml);

var resultXml = xmlHttpRequest.responseXML;

return(resultXml);

}

For Complete Source Code for hiding tab/field based on Security Role Please Visit.

Jimmy Wang’s version.

Author: Arvind Singh

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Consultant

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