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AceFlags Enumeration

Specifies the inheritance and auditing behavior of an access control entry (ACE).

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

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

public enum AceFlags

Member nameDescription
NoneNo ACE flags are set.
ObjectInheritThe access mask is propagated onto child leaf objects.
ContainerInheritThe access mask is propagated to child container objects.
NoPropagateInheritThe access checks do not apply to the object; they only apply to its children.
InheritOnlyThe access mask is propagated only to child objects. This includes both container and leaf child objects.
InheritedAn ACE is inherited from a parent container rather than being explicitly set for an object.
SuccessfulAccessSuccessful access attempts are audited.
FailedAccessFailed access attempts are audited.
InheritanceFlagsA logical OR of ObjectInherit, ContainerInherit, NoPropagateInherit, and InheritOnly.
AuditFlagsAll access attempts are audited.

.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.