SPUserToken class

Represents the token that identifies the authentication process applied to a user.

Inheritance hierarchy


Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)


<SerializableAttribute> _
Public NotInheritable Class SPUserToken
Dim instance As SPUserToken
public sealed class SPUserToken


A user token is a binary object that contains the identification and domain group membership of a user.

Thread safety

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

See also


SPUserToken members

Microsoft.SharePoint namespace

Other resources

Authorization object relations and object model

Impersonation, elevation of privilege, managed accounts