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ObjectSecurity.SetAuditRuleProtection Method

Sets or removes protection of the audit rules associated with this ObjectSecurity object. Protected audit rules cannot be modified by parent objects through inheritance.

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

public void SetAuditRuleProtection(
	bool isProtected,
	bool preserveInheritance


Type: System.Boolean

true to protect the audit rules associated with this ObjectSecurity object from inheritance; false to allow inheritance.

Type: System.Boolean

true to preserve inherited audit rules; false to remove inherited audit rules. This parameter is ignored if isProtected is false.


This method attempts to remove inherited rules from a non-canonical System Access Control List (SACL).

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0