The class is an abstract class that cannot be instantiated. It enables stateless and stateful protocols to be handled similarly by providing session-oriented features.
Assembly: System.DirectoryServices.Protocols (in System.DirectoryServices.Protocols.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|ClientCertificates||The ClientCertificates property specifies one or more client certificates to send for authentication. (Inherited from DirectoryConnection.)|
|Credential||The Credential property specifies alternate credentials for the connection object. (Inherited from DirectoryConnection.)|
|Directory||The Directory property specifies the domain or the server to which the connection should be made. (Inherited from DirectoryConnection.)|
|SessionId||The SessionId property contains the active session ID.|
|SoapRequestHeader||The SoapRequestHeader property contains the SOAP Header attached to outgoing requests.|
|Timeout||The Timeout property contains the length of time, in seconds, before the connection times out. (Inherited from DirectoryConnection.)|
|BeginSession||The BeginSession method instructs the DSML server to start a new session.|
|EndSession||The EndSession method ends the session with the DSML server and clears the SessionId property.|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|SendRequest||The SendRequest method sends a single directory operation to the server. (Inherited from DirectoryConnection.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
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)
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