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getPermissions() Method

Use this method to retrieve a list of permissions for the specified user, based on the specified access control list.

NOTE:  This method also returns any permissions that are inherited by a user's security group, even if the access control list does not specify the group's permissions.


int getPermissions(ACL acl, Account account, String sessionID)


ACL acl

Specifies the access control list for the user specified by Account account.

Account account

Specifies the user or group about which you want permissions information.

String sessionID

Specifies the session ID, which is usually returned by the logon method. If the SOAP client engine can handle HTTP cookies, you can omit the session ID or set it to null.


Returns permissions information in the permissionMask field in the AccessControlToken structure (for more information, see AccessControlToken Structure).

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