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Domain.GetCurrentDomain Method

Gets the Domain object for the current user credentials in effect for the security context under which the application is running.

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

public static Domain GetCurrentDomain ()
public static Domain GetCurrentDomain ()
public static function GetCurrentDomain () : Domain
Not applicable.

Return Value

A Domain object that represents the domain for the specified user credentials in effect for the security context under which the application is running.

Exception typeCondition

ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException

A connection to the current context could not be made.

GetCurrentDomain method is determined by the domain credentials under which the application is running. To retrieve the Domain object representing the domain to which the computer running the application is joined, regardless of the credentials associated with that application, use the GetComputerDomain method instead.

See Also

GetComputerDomain

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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