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WindowsIdentity.Groups Property

Gets the groups the current Windows user belongs to.

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

public IdentityReferenceCollection Groups { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.IdentityReferenceCollection
An IdentityReferenceCollection object representing the groups the current Windows user belongs to.

The following code example shows the use of the Groups property to display the identity references for the groups the current user belongs to. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WindowsIdentity class.

// Display the SIDs for the groups the current user belongs to.
Console.WriteLine("Display the SIDs for the groups the current user belongs to.");
IdentityReferenceCollection irc = windowsIdentity.Groups;
foreach (IdentityReference ir in irc)
    Console.WriteLine(ir.Value);

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
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