Bug 213 - Bug: System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier.ParseSddlForm is not functioning properly
Summary: Bug: System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier.ParseSddlForm is not functi...
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: mscorlib ()
Version: 2.10.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- minor
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-08-06 16:17 UTC by Tal Aloni
Modified: 2011-08-07 23:05 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Code snippet that demonstrates the problem (523 bytes, text/plain)
2011-08-06 16:17 UTC, Tal Aloni

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Description Tal Aloni 2011-08-06 16:17:34 UTC
Created attachment 76 [details]
Code snippet that demonstrates the problem

The attached code snippet demonstrate the problem,
the code works fine under MS Dot-Net Framework 2.0, and *should* work under Mono, but throws 'System.ArgumentException: Value was invalid.' when run under Mono 2.10.3

Please assist with the issue,

Tal Aloni
Comment 1 Sebastien Pouliot 2011-08-07 10:54:37 UTC
The core of this code was contributed not so long ago. I suggest you email the author (or c.c. him on the bug report - if he's registered on bugzilla.xamarin.com) and ask him for help.

You could also contribute a fix yourself for the issue (and turn your sample into a unit test).

Downgrading priority since this is not used inside Mono itself (even on Windows) and won't work outside Windows.
Comment 2 Ken Bell 2011-08-07 15:44:13 UTC
I've posted a fix, and submitted a pull request for this and another bug I found.


Note - the sample code still won't work, because Mono is unable to convert arbitrary account names to SID form.  Only well-known (built-in) Windows accounts can be converted by Mono.

Comment 3 Tal Aloni 2011-08-07 23:05:54 UTC
The important thing for now is to let the developer know what's not implemented via meaningful exceptions. now that I know what works, I can work around the problem.

Tal Aloni