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SID structure

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

Applications should not modify a SID directly. To create and manipulate a security identifier, use the functions listed in the See Also section.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winnt.h (include Windows.h)

See also

SID Components
AllocateAndInitializeSid
ConvertSidToStringSid
ConvertStringSidToSid
CopySid
EqualSid
FreeSid
GetLengthSid
GetSidIdentifierAuthority
GetSidLengthRequired
GetSidSubAuthority
GetSidSubAuthorityCount
InitializeSid
IsValidSid
LookupAccountName
LookupAccountSid

 

 

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