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FileInfo.GetAccessControl Method (AccessControlSections)

Gets a FileSecurity object that encapsulates the specified type of access control list (ACL) entries for the file described by the current FileInfo object.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public FileSecurity GetAccessControl(
	AccessControlSections includeSections
)

Parameters

includeSections
Type: System.Security.AccessControl.AccessControlSections

One of the AccessControlSections values that specifies which group of access control entries to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.AccessControl.FileSecurity
A FileSecurity object that encapsulates the access control rules for the current file.

ExceptionCondition
IOException

An I/O error occurred while opening the file.

PlatformNotSupportedException

The current operating system is not Microsoft Windows 2000 or later.

PrivilegeNotHeldException

The current system account does not have administrative privileges.

SystemException

The file could not be found.

UnauthorizedAccessException

This operation is not supported on the current platform.

-or-

The caller does not have the required permission.

Use the GetAccessControl method to retrieve the access control list (ACL) entries for the current file.

An ACL describes individuals and/or groups who have, or do not have, rights to specific actions on the given file. For more information, see ACL Technology Overview and How to: Add or Remove Access Control List Entries.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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