SetSecurityDescriptorRMControl function (securitybaseapi.h)

The SetSecurityDescriptorRMControl function sets the resource manager control bits in the SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR structure.


DWORD SetSecurityDescriptorRMControl(
  [in, out]      PSECURITY_DESCRIPTOR SecurityDescriptor,
  [in, optional] PUCHAR               RMControl


[in, out] SecurityDescriptor

A pointer to a SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR structure that contains the resource manager control bits.

[in, optional] RMControl

A pointer to the bitfield value that the resource manager control bits in the SECURITY_DESCRIPTOR structure will be set to. If the value of this parameter is NULL, the resource manager control bits will be cleared.

Return value

The return value is ERROR_SUCCESS.


The resource manager control bits are eight bits in the Sbz1 member of the SECURITY_INFORMATION structure that contains information specific to the resource manager accessing the structure. These bits should be accessed only through the GetSecurityDescriptorRMControl and SetSecurityDescriptorRMControl functions.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header securitybaseapi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Advapi32.lib
DLL Advapi32.dll

See also

Access Control Overview

Basic Access Control Functions