_INHERITED_FROMA structure

The INHERITED_FROM structure provides information about an object's inherited access control entry (ACE).

Syntax

typedef struct _INHERITED_FROMA {
  LONG  GenerationGap;
  LPSTR AncestorName;
} INHERITED_FROMA, *PINHERITED_FROMA;

Members

GenerationGap

Number of levels, or generations, between the object and the ancestor. Set this to zero for an explicit ACE. If the ancestor cannot be determined for the inherited ACE, set this member to –1.

AncestorName

Name of the ancestor from which the ACE was inherited. For an explicit ACE, set this to NULL.

Requirements

   
Windows version Windows XP [desktop apps only] Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Header accctrl.h

See Also

FreeInheritedFromArray

GetInheritanceSource