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The EqualSid function tests two security identifier (SID) values for equality. Two SIDs must match exactly to be considered equal.

Declare Function EqualSid Lib "advapi32.dll" (pSid1 As Byte, ByVal pSid2 As Long) As Long

Operating Systems Supported
Requires Windows NT 3.1 or later; Win9x/ME: Not supported


Parameter Information
[in] Pointer to the first SID structure to compare. This structure is assumed to be valid.

[in] Pointer to the second SID structure to compare. It also is assumed to be valid.

Return Values
If the SID structures are equal, the return value is nonzero.

If the SID structures are not equal, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

If either SID structure is invalid, the return value is undefined.


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