SID_IDENTIFIER_AUTHORITY structure

The SID_IDENTIFIER_AUTHORITY structure represents the top-level authority of a security identifier (SID).

Syntax

typedef struct _SID_IDENTIFIER_AUTHORITY {
  UCHAR Value[6];
} SID_IDENTIFIER_AUTHORITY, *PSID_IDENTIFIER_AUTHORITY;

Members

Value

An array of six bytes specifying a SID's top-level authority.

Remarks

The identifier authority value identifies the agency that issued the SID. The following identifier authorities are predefined.

Identifier Authority Value
SECURITY_NULL_SID_AUTHORITY 0
SECURITY_WORLD_SID_AUTHORITY 1
SECURITY_LOCAL_SID_AUTHORITY 2
SECURITY_CREATOR_SID_AUTHORITY 3
SECURITY_NON_UNIQUE_AUTHORITY 4
SECURITY_NT_AUTHORITY 5

Requirements

   
Header ntifs.h (include Ntifs.h)

See also

RtlInitializeSid

SID