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PrincipalPermissionAttribute Constructor

Updated: September 2008

Initializes a new instance of the PrincipalPermissionAttribute class with the specified SecurityAction.

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

public PrincipalPermissionAttribute(
	SecurityAction action
)

Parameters

action
Type: System.Security.Permissions.SecurityAction

One of the SecurityAction values.

Demand, InheritanceDemand, and LinkDemand are the only values of SecurityAction that have meaning for this attribute. Other actions do not apply to permissions that are not code access permissions.

The following example demonstrates how to use the PrincipalPermissionAttribute constructor to demand that the current user be an administrator.

NoteNote:

In Windows Vista, User Account Control (UAC) determines the privileges of a user. If you are a member of the Built-in Administrators group, you are assigned two run-time access tokens: a standard user access token and an administrator access token. By default, you are in the standard user role. To execute the code that requires you to be an administrator, you must first elevate your privileges from standard user to administrator. You can do this when you start an application by right-clicking the application icon and indicating that you want to run as an administrator.

[PrincipalPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Name="Bob",
Role="Supervisor")]

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, 1.1, 1.0

Date

History

Reason

September 2008

Added an example.

Customer feedback.

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