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NTAccount.Translate Method

Translates the account name represented by the NTAccount object into another IdentityReference-derived type.

Namespace:  System.Security.Principal
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, ControlPrincipal = true)]
public override IdentityReference Translate(
	Type targetType


Type: System.Type

The target type for the conversion from NTAccount. The target type must be a type that is considered valid by the IsValidTargetType method.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.IdentityReference
The converted identity.


targetType is null.


targetType is not an IdentityReference type.


Some or all identity references could not be translated.


The source account name is too long.


A Win32 error code was returned.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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