ActiveDirectoryAccessRule Class

The ActiveDirectoryAccessRule class is used to represent an access control entry (ACE) in the discretionary access control list (DACL) of an Active Directory Domain Services object.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)

public class ActiveDirectoryAccessRule : ObjectAccessRule

The ActiveDirectoryAccessRule class contains properties of the access rule such as the trustee, access control type, access mask, and inheritance flags. This type of access rule is set on an ActiveDirectorySecurity object.

After the ActiveDirectorySecurity object is committed to the directory store, it will modify the security descriptor of the object according to the rules set on the ActiveDirectoryAccessRule object.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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