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PermissionSetAttribute Class

Allows security actions for a PermissionSet to be applied to code using declarative security. This class cannot be inherited.

For a list of all members of this type, see PermissionSetAttribute Members.


[Visual Basic]
<AttributeUsage(AttributeTargets.Assembly Or AttributeTargets.Class _
   Or AttributeTargets.Struct Or AttributeTargets.Constructor Or _
NotInheritable Public Class PermissionSetAttribute
   Inherits CodeAccessSecurityAttribute
[AttributeUsage(AttributeTargets.Assembly | AttributeTargets.Class
   | AttributeTargets.Struct | AttributeTargets.Constructor |
public sealed class PermissionSetAttribute :
[AttributeUsage(AttributeTargets::Assembly |
   AttributeTargets::Class | AttributeTargets::Struct |
   AttributeTargets::Constructor | AttributeTargets::Method)]
public __gc __sealed class PermissionSetAttribute : public
   AttributeUsage(AttributeTargets.Assembly | AttributeTargets.Class |
   AttributeTargets.Struct | AttributeTargets.Constructor |
class PermissionSetAttribute extends

Thread Safety

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


The PermissionSetAttribute properties Name, File, and XML are mutually exclusive, meaning that a permission set can have as its source only one of the following: a named permission set, a file containing an XML representation of a permission set, or a string containing an XML representation of a permission set.

The scope of the declaration that is allowed depends on the SecurityAction that is used. A SecurityAction performed on a PermissionSet is the equivalent of performing that action on each of the permissions within the set.

The security information declared by a security attribute is stored in the metadata of the attribute target and is accessed by the system at run time. Security attributes are used only for declarative security. For imperative security, use the corresponding permission class.


Namespace: System.Security.Permissions

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

PermissionSetAttribute Members | System.Security.Permissions Namespace | Extending Metadata Using Attributes | PermissionSet | NamedPermissionSet