Low-level Access Control

Low-level security functions help you work with security descriptors, access control lists (ACLs), and access control entries (ACEs).

For a description of the model, see Access Control Model.

Topic Description
Low-level Security Descriptor Functions Functions for setting and retrieving an object's security descriptor.
Low-level Security Descriptor Creation Functions for creating a security descriptor and getting and setting the components of a security descriptor.
Absolute and Self-Relative Security Descriptors Functions for checking or converting between absolute or self-relative format.
Low-level ACL and ACE Functions Functions for managing ACLs and ACEs.