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WindowsIdentity.Groups Property

Gets the groups the current Windows user belongs to.

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

public IdentityReferenceCollection Groups { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.IdentityReferenceCollection
An object representing the groups the current Windows user belongs to.

The following code example shows the use of the Groups property to display the identity references for the groups the current user belongs to. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WindowsIdentity class.

// Display the SIDs for the groups the current user belongs to.
Console.WriteLine("Display the SIDs for the groups the current user belongs to.");
IdentityReferenceCollection irc = windowsIdentity.Groups;
foreach (IdentityReference ir in irc)
    Console.WriteLine(ir.Value);

.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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