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CSid Class 

This class is a wrapper for a SID (security identifier) structure.

class CSid

The SID structure is a variable-length structure used to uniquely identify users or groups.

Applications should not modify the SID structure directly, but instead use the methods provided in this wrapper class. See also AtlGetOwnerSid, AtlSetGroupSid, AtlGetGroupSid, and AtlSetOwnerSid.

For an introduction to the access control model in Windows, see Access Control in the Platform SDK.

Header: atlsecurity.h