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WindowsIdentity.ImpersonationLevel Property

Gets the impersonation level for the user.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
public TokenImpersonationLevel ImpersonationLevel { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.TokenImpersonationLevel
One of the enumeration values.

Describes the impersonation level to be used to connect to WMI.

The following code example shows the use of the ImpersonationLevel property to display the impersonation level for the current user. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WindowsIdentity class.


TokenImpersonationLevel token = windowsIdentity.ImpersonationLevel;
Console.WriteLine("The impersonation level for the current user is : " + token.ToString());


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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