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   $role-name as xs:string,
   $new-roles as xs:string*
) as empty-sequence()


Adds new roles ($new-roles) to the role specified by $role-name.

If a role with name equal to $role-name is not found, an error is returned.

If one of $new-roles does not correspond to an existing role, an error is returned.

If the current user is limited to granting only his/her roles, and $new-role is not a subset of the current user's roles, then an error is returned.

role-name The name of the role.
new-roles The roles to add to the role.

Required Privileges

and for role assignment:
http://marklogic.com/xdmp/privileges/grant-all-roles or

Usage Notes

This function must be executed against the security database.


(: execute this against the security database :)
xquery version "1.0-ml";
import module namespace sec="http://marklogic.com/xdmp/security" at 

sec:role-add-roles("Contractor", "filesystem-access")

(: Adds the "filesystem-access" role to the "Contractor" role and leaves
   any previously assigned roles intact. :)

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