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WindowsIdentity.Owner Property

Gets the security identifier (SID) for the token owner.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
public SecurityIdentifier Owner { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier
An object for the token owner.

The SID uniquely identifies a user or group on all Windows NT implementations. The returned SID identifies the default owner SID that will be applied to newly created objects.

The following code example shows the use of the Owner property to display the security identifier for the token owner. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the WindowsIdentity class


// Display the SID for the owner.
Console.Write("The SID for the owner is : ");
SecurityIdentifier si = windowsIdentity.Owner;
Console.WriteLine(si.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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