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DirectoryAttribute.Item Property

The Item property gets or sets the DirectoryAttribute object at the specified index.

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

public Object this[
	int index
] { get; set; }


Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index value at which the DirectoryAttribute object is found.

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The DirectoryAttribute object at the specified index.


value to set is an invalid type. The valid types are byte[], string, or URI.


value contains a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The Get method of Item always attempts to convert and return the value object as a string; otherwise it returns a byte array. To get a better performance, use the GetValues method if you know the return type of the attribute value.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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