This class implements the
and represents information about a Windows NT user, group or realm.
Windows NT chooses to represent users, groups and realms (or domains)
with not only common names, but also relatively unique numbers. These
numbers are called Security IDentifiers, or SIDs. Windows NT
also provides services that render these SIDs into string forms.
This class represents these string forms.
Principals such as this
may be associated with a particular
to augment that
Subject with an additional
identity. Refer to the
Subject class for more information
on how to achieve this. Authorization decisions can then be based upon
the Principals associated with a