WindowsIdentity.User Property

 

Gets the security identifier (SID) for the user.

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

<ComVisibleAttribute(False)>
Public ReadOnly Property User As SecurityIdentifier

Property Value

Type: System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier

An object for the user.

The SID uniquely identifies a user or group on all Windows NT implementations.

System_CAPS_noteNote

The WindowsIdentity object returned by the GetAnonymous method is not the same as the Windows anonymous user. This property gets null for an anonymous user represented by the WindowsIdentity object returned by the GetAnonymous method; it does not get the SID representing an anonymous Windows user.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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