People Class

Provides methods that enable people to use SharePoint sites securely.

Namespace:  [People Web service]
Web service reference: http://Site/_vti_bin/People.asmx

[WebServiceBindingAttribute(Name = "PeopleSoap", Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/")]
public class People : SoapHttpClientProtocol

To access the People service and its methods, set a Web reference to http://Server_Name/[sites/][Site_Name/]_vti_bin/people.asmx.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Reference

Other Resources

.NET Support and Security in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services
Security, Users, and Groups Overview
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