FileInfo.GetAccessControl Method (AccessControlSections)

Gets a FileSecurity object that encapsulates the specified type of access control list (ACL) entries for the file described by the current FileInfo object.

Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public FileSecurity GetAccessControl (
	AccessControlSections includeSections
)
public FileSecurity GetAccessControl (
	AccessControlSections includeSections
)
public function GetAccessControl (
	includeSections : AccessControlSections
) : FileSecurity
Not applicable.

Parameters

includeSections

One of the AccessControlSections values that specifies which group of access control entries to retrieve.

Return Value

A FileSecurity object that encapsulates the access control rules for the current file.

Exception typeCondition

IOException

An I/O error occurred while opening the file.

PlatformNotSupportedException

The current operating system is not Microsoft Windows 2000 or later.

PrivilegeNotHeldException

The current system account does not have administrative privileges.

SystemException

The file could not be found.

UnauthorizedAccessException

This operation is not supported on the current platform.

-or-

The caller does not have the required permission.

Use the GetAccessControl method to retrieve the access control list (ACL) entries for the current file.

An ACL describes individuals and/or groups who have, or do not have, rights to specific actions on the given file. For more information, see ACL Technology Overview and How to: Add or Remove an Access Control List Entry.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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