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SetKernelObjectSecurity info  Overview  Group

The SetKernelObjectSecurity function sets the security of a kernel object. For example, this can be a process, thread, or event.

BOOL SetKernelObjectSecurity(

    HANDLE Handle,

// handle of object

    SECURITY_INFORMATION SecurityInformation,

// type of information to set

    PSECURITY_DESCRIPTOR SecurityDescriptor 

// address of security descriptor



Identifies a kernel object for which security information is set.
Specifies a SECURITY_INFORMATION structure identifying the contents of the security descriptor pointed to by the SecurityDescriptor parameter.
Points to a SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR structure containing the new security information.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


The SetKernelObjectSecurity function is successful only if the following conditions are met:

See Also

GetKernelObjectSecurity, SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR, SECURITY_INFORMATION, SetFileSecurity, SetPrivateObjectSecurity, SetUserObjectSecurity

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