Security Descriptor

Stores the security descriptor of a cluster. The following table summarizes the attributes of the Security Descriptor property.

AttributeValue
Data typeByte array
Access Read/write (see Remarks)
Structure CLUSPROP_BINARY
MaximumNone (but see Maximum Property Size.)
Default0

 

Remarks

The constant for this property is CLUSREG_NAME_CLUS_SD.

Although the property value is read/write, the underlying security descriptor can be changed only through the Access Control or Network Management APIs. To change the value of the Security Descriptor property:

  • Retrieve the value of the property.
  • Assign the value to a SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR structure.
  • Pass the value to any Access Control or Network Management API function that will change the DACL of the descriptor, such as SetSecurityDescriptorDacl or NetShareSetInfo.
  • Once the value has been modified, update the Security Descriptor property.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

None supported

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter

See also

Access Control
CLUSPROP_BINARY
Network Management
NetShareSetInfo
SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR
SetSecurityDescriptorDacl

 

 

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