WindowsIdentity.Owner Property


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

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

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;

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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