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XML Security Descriptor XML Elements

XML Security Descriptor XML Elements

Exchange Server 2003

XML Security Descriptor XML Elements

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Each item's security descriptor is represented in XML with the elements and attributes listed in the tables in this and the following topics. Each security descriptor is expressed using the XML syntax described in the topic Security Identifiers in XML. Note that all items and attributes reside in the http://schemas.microsoft.com/security/ namespace.

Element name Possible child elements or contents
security_descriptor Revision, Owner, Group, dacl, sacl,
revision Decimal number (32 bits)
owner Attributes: defaulted=boolean sid (see Security Identifiers in XML)
primary_group Attributes: defaulted=boolean sid (see Security Identifiers in XML)
dacl Attributes: defaulted=boolean protected=boolean autoinherited=boolean revision, effective_aces, subcontainer_inheritable_aces, subitem_inheritable_aces, (See Discretionary Access Control Lists XML Elements)
sacl Attributes: defaulted=boolean protected=boolean autoinherited=boolean revision, audit_always, audit_on_failure, audit_on_success,
audit_always (See System Audit Control Lists XML Elements)
audit_on_failure (See System Audit Control Lists XML Elements)
audit_on_success (See System Audit Control Lists XML Elements)
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