<Operation Name> Properties Dialog Box

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

Operations are permissions that are associated with security procedures. Operations are meaningful to authorization application developers, but might not be meaningful to administrators (for example, to read or write attributes of an object).

The following table describes the UI elements for this dialog box.

Item Description


Provides a space to type the name of the operation definition.

The operation name must be unique to the authorization store. The name of an operation has a maximum size limit of 64 bytes.


Provides a space to type the description of the operation. The description does not affect the operation of Authorization Manager, so you should enter text that is meaningful to you.

Operation number

Provides a space to type the operation number of the operation definition.

The application uses the operation number to identify the operation.

The value can range from 1 to 2,147,483,647.

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