AccessRule<T> Class

.NET Framework (current version)

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Represents a combination of a user's identity, an access mask, and an access control type (allow or deny). An AccessRule`1 object also contains information about the how the rule is inherited by child objects and how that inheritance is propagated.

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

public class AccessRule<T> : AccessRule
where T : struct

Type Parameters


The access rights type for the access rule.

System_CAPS_pubmethodAccessRule<T>(IdentityReference, T, AccessControlType)

Initializes a new instance of the AccessRule’1 class by using the specified values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodAccessRule<T>(IdentityReference, T, InheritanceFlags, PropagationFlags, AccessControlType)

Initializes a new instance of the AccessRule’1 class by using the specified values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodAccessRule<T>(String, T, AccessControlType)

Initializes a new instance of the AccessRule’1 class by using the specified values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodAccessRule<T>(String, T, InheritanceFlags, PropagationFlags, AccessControlType)

Initializes a new instance of the AccessRule’1 class by using the specified values.


Gets the AccessControlType value associated with this AccessRule object.(Inherited from AccessRule.)


Gets the access mask for this rule.(Inherited from AuthorizationRule.)


Gets the IdentityReference to which this rule applies.(Inherited from AuthorizationRule.)


Gets the value of flags that determine how this rule is inherited by child objects.(Inherited from AuthorizationRule.)


Gets a value indicating whether this rule is explicitly set or is inherited from a parent container object.(Inherited from AuthorizationRule.)


Gets the value of the propagation flags, which determine how inheritance of this rule is propagated to child objects. This property is significant only when the value of the InheritanceFlags enumeration is not None.(Inherited from AuthorizationRule.)


Gets the rights of the current instance.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

Access rights (permissions) are type T, which you can type-cast to or from an int. For example, you can cast a FileSystemRights as the access rights type, and then use the instance normally. In contrast, AccessRule always takes access rights of type int.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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