IServerSecurity interface

Used by a server to help authenticate the client and to manage impersonation of the client.


The IServerSecurity interface has these methods.

Method Description
IServerSecurity::ImpersonateClient Enables a server to impersonate a client for the duration of a call.
IServerSecurity::IsImpersonating Indicates whether the server is currently impersonating the client.
IServerSecurity::QueryBlanket Retrieves information about the client that invoked one of the server's methods.
IServerSecurity::RevertToSelf Restores the authentication information of a thread to what it was before impersonation began.


Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header objidl.h (include ObjIdl.h)

See Also



Security in COM