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IUserIdentity interface

[IUserIdentity is not supported and may be altered or unavailable in the future. Instead, use User Accounts with Fast User Switching and Remote Desktop.]

Exposes methods that provide identification, registry, and folder data for a specific user identity.

Members

The IUserIdentity interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IUserIdentity also has these types of members:

Methods

The IUserIdentity interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
GetCookie

Deprecated. Gets the cookie used to uniquely identify this user identity.

GetIdentityFolder

Deprecated. Gets the file folder associated with this identity.

GetName

Deprecated. Gets the name associated with this user identity.

OpenIdentityRegKey

Deprecated. Retrieves the key in the registry that corresponds to this user identity.

 

Remarks

This interface provides information that corresponds to a specific user identity present on the system. You can access this user identity's identity folder, its registry key, and its identification cookie, as well as retrieve the name associated with the user identity.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows 2000 Professional

End of server support

Windows 2000 Server

Header

Msident.h

IDL

Msident.idl

DLL

Msident.dll

See also

IUserIdentity2
IUserIdentityManager
IEnumUserIdentity

 

 

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