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GetEffectivePermission method of the Win32_ShortcutFile class
GetEffectivePermission WMI class method determines whether the user has all of the required permissions specified in the Permissions parameter for the file object, directory, and share where the shortcut file is located, if the file or directory is on a share.
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[in] uint32 Permissions
Bitmap of permissions.
Value (Dec/Hex) Meaning
FILE_READ_DATA (file) FILE_LIST_DIRECTORY (directory) 1 (0x1)
Grants the right to read data from the file. For a directory, this value grants the right to list the contents of the directory.
FILE_WRITE_DATA (file) FILE_ADD_FILE (directory) 2 (0x2)
Grants the right to write data to the file. For a directory, this value grants the right to create a file in the directory.
FILE_APPEND_DATA (file) FILE_ADD_SUBDIRECTORY (directory) 4 (0x4)
Grants the right to append data to the file. For a directory, this value grants the right to create a subdirectory.
FILE_READ_EA 8 (0x8)
Grants the right to read extended attributes.
FILE_WRITE_EA 16 (0x10)
Grants the right to write extended attributes.
FILE_EXECUTE (file) FILE_TRAVERSE (directory) 32 (0x20)
Grants the right to execute a file. For a directory, the directory can be traversed.
FILE_DELETE_CHILD (directory) 64 (0x40)
Grants the right to delete a directory and all of the files it contains, even if the files are read-only.
FILE_READ_ATTRIBUTES 128 (0x80)
Grants the right to read file attributes.
FILE_WRITE_ATTRIBUTES 256 (0x100)
Grants the right to change file attributes.
DELETE 65536 (0x10000)
Grants delete access.
READ_CONTROL 131072 (0x20000)
Grants read access to the security descriptor and owner.
WRITE_DAC 262144 (0x40000)
Grants write access to the discretionary access control list (DACL).
WRITE_OWNER 524288 (0x80000)
Assigns the write owner.
SYNCHRONIZE 1048576 (0x100000)
Synchronizes access and allows a process to wait for an object to enter the signaled state.
Minimum supported client
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2003
Operating System Classes