FileInfo.GetAccessControl gets a FileSecurity object that encapsulates the access control list (ACL) entries : FileInfo « File Directory « VB.Net





FileInfo.GetAccessControl gets a FileSecurity object that encapsulates the access control list (ACL) entries

 

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Security.AccessControl

Module FileExample
    Sub Main()
        Try
            Dim FileName As String = "c:\test.xml"
            AddFileSecurity(FileName, "MyDomain\\MyAccessAccount", FileSystemRights.ReadData, AccessControlType.Allow)
            RemoveFileSecurity(FileName, "MyDomain\\MyAccessAccount", FileSystemRights.ReadData, AccessControlType.Allow)
        Catch e As Exception
            Console.WriteLine(e)
        End Try
    End Sub
    Sub AddFileSecurity(ByVal FileName As String, ByVal Account As String, ByVal Rights As FileSystemRights, ByVal ControlType As AccessControlType)
        Dim fInfo As New FileInfo(FileName)
        Dim fSecurity As FileSecurity = fInfo.GetAccessControl()
        fSecurity.AddAccessRule(New FileSystemAccessRule(Account, Rights, ControlType))
        fInfo.SetAccessControl(fSecurity)
    End Sub
    Sub RemoveFileSecurity(ByVal FileName As String, ByVal Account As String, ByVal Rights As FileSystemRights, ByVal ControlType As AccessControlType)
        Dim fInfo As New FileInfo(FileName)
        Dim fSecurity As FileSecurity = fInfo.GetAccessControl()
        fSecurity.RemoveAccessRule(New FileSystemAccessRule(Account, Rights, ControlType))
        fInfo.SetAccessControl(fSecurity)
    End Sub
End Module

   
  










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