ActiveDirectorySecurityInheritance Enumeration

The ActiveDirectorySecurityInheritance enumeration specifies if, and how, ACE information is applied to an object and its descendents.

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

public enum ActiveDirectorySecurityInheritance

Member nameDescription
NoneIndicates no inheritance. The ACE information is only used on the object on which the ACE is set. ACE information is not inherited by any descendents of the object.
AllIndicates inheritance that includes the object to which the ACE is applied, the object's immediate children, and the descendents of the object's children.
DescendentsIndicates inheritance that includes the object's immediate children and the descendants of the object's children, but not the object itself.
SelfAndChildrenIndicates inheritance that includes the object itself and its immediate children. It does not include the descendents of its children.
ChildrenIndicates inheritance that includes the object's immediate children only, not the object itself or the descendents of its children.

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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