SecurityMasks Enumeration

Specifies the available options for examining security information of a directory object. This enumeration is used with the DirectorySearcher.SecurityMasks and DirectoryEntryConfiguration.SecurityMasks properties.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

[FlagsAttribute]
public enum SecurityMasks

Member nameDescription
NoneDoes not read or write security data.
OwnerReads or writes the owner data.
GroupReads or writes the group data.
DaclReads or writes the discretionary access-control list (DACL) data.
SaclReads or writes the system access-control list (SACL) data.

using System.DirectoryServices;
...
DirectorySearcher src = new DirectorySearcher("…");
src.PropertiesToLoad = new string[] {ntSecurityDescriptor,…};
src.SecurityMasks = SecurityMasks.Dacl | SecurityMasks.Owner;
SearchResultCollection res = src.FindAll();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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