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DirectoryInfo.Create Method (DirectorySecurity)

Creates a directory using a DirectorySecurity object.

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

public void Create(
	DirectorySecurity directorySecurity
)

Parameters

directorySecurity
Type: System.Security.AccessControl.DirectorySecurity

The access control to apply to the directory.

ExceptionCondition
IOException

The directory specified by path is read-only or is not empty.

UnauthorizedAccessException

The caller does not have the required permission.

ArgumentException

path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters as defined by InvalidPathChars.

ArgumentNullException

path is null.

PathTooLongException

The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters, and file names must be less than 260 characters.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The specified path is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

NotSupportedException

Creating a directory with only the colon (:) character was attempted.

IOException

The directory specified by path is read-only or is not empty.

Use this method overload to create a directory with access control, so there is no chance the directory can be accessed before security is applied.

If the directory already exists, this method does nothing.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

  • FileIOPermission 

    for permission to create a directory. Associated Enumeration: Read

    Security Action: Demand

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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