Represents a user or group that can be assigned permissions in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to control security.
Assembly: Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
'Declaration Public MustInherit Class SPPrincipal _ Inherits SPMember 'Usage Dim instance As SPPrincipal
public abstract class SPPrincipal : SPMember
When a user or group is added to a site, the user or group is the principal. The SPPrincipal object can represent one of the following types of users or groups:
Non-Windows user (provided through ASP.NET membership provider)
Non-Windows group (provided through ASP.NET roles provider)
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.