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ActiveDirectorySubnet.FindByName Method

Returns a subnet that is based on a subnet name.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)

public static ActiveDirectorySubnet FindByName(
	DirectoryContext context,
	string subnetName


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

An DirectoryContext object that is valid for this subnet.

Type: System.String

The name of the subnet to find.


In the context parameter that was specified, the site could not be found for the given subnetName parameter.


A call to the underlying directory service resulted in an error.


The target server is either busy or unavailable.


This exception will occur for any of the following reasons:

  • The target in the context parameter is not a forest, configuration set, domain controller, or AD LDS server.

  • subnetName is an empty string.


context or subnetName is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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