SecurityManager.LoadPolicyLevelFromFile Method (String, PolicyLevelType)

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Loads a PolicyLevel from the specified file.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This method is obsolete and will be removed in a future release of the .NET Framework. See for more information.")]
[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlPolicy)]
public static PolicyLevel LoadPolicyLevelFromFile(
	string path,
	PolicyLevelType type


Type: System.String

The physical file path to a file containing the security policy information.

Type: System.Security.PolicyLevelType

One of the enumeration values that specifies the type of the policy level to be loaded.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Policy.PolicyLevel

The loaded policy level.

Exception Condition

The path parameter is null.


The file indicated by the path parameter does not exist.


The code that calls this method does not have SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlPolicy.


The code that calls this method does not have FileIOPermissionAccess.Read.


The code that calls this method does not have FileIOPermissionAccess.Write.


The code that calls this method does not have FileIOPermissionAccess.PathDiscovery.


This method uses code access security (CAS) policy, which is obsolete in the .NET Framework 4. To enable CAS policy for compatibility with earlier versions of the .NET Framework, use the <legacyCasPolicy> element.


for the ability to view and modify policy. Associated enumeration: SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlPolicy


.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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