Function Reference


Creates a new access token that duplicates an existing token

#include <Security.au3>
_Security__DuplicateTokenEx ( $hExistingToken, $iDesiredAccess, $iImpersonationLevel, $iTokenType )


$hExistingToken A handle to an access token opened with TOKEN_DUPLICATE access
$iDesiredAccess The requested access rights for the new token
$iImpersonationLevel The impersonation level of the new token
$iTokenType The type of new token

Return Value

Success: a handle that receives the new token.
Failure: 0.


_Security__OpenProcessToken, _Security__OpenThreadToken, _Security__OpenThreadTokenEx

See Also

Search DuplicateTokenEx in MSDN Library.


#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <ProcessConstants.au3>
#include <Security.au3>
#include <SecurityConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPIHObj.au3>
#include <WinAPIProc.au3>

Local $hProcess = _WinAPI_OpenProcess($PROCESS_ALL_ACCESS, 0, ProcessExists("explorer.exe"))
; If successful
If $hProcess Then
        ; Token...
        Local $hTokOriginal = _Security__OpenProcessToken($hProcess, $TOKEN_ALL_ACCESS)
        ; Process handle is no longer needed. Close it
        ; If successful
        If $hTokOriginal Then
                ; Duplicate the original token
                Local $hTokDuplicate = _Security__DuplicateTokenEx($hTokOriginal, $TOKEN_ALL_ACCESS, $SECURITYIMPERSONATION, $TOKENPRIMARY)
                ; Close the original token
                ; What's created is a primary token (!)
                ; ... Do whatever with that token here ...

                MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DuplicateTokenEx", "$hTokDuplicate = " & $hTokDuplicate)

                ; Close that token when done