ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge.FindByName Method (DirectoryContext, String)

Gets a ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge object that matches a given directory context and name for the RPC transport protocol only.

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

public static ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge FindByName(
	DirectoryContext context,
	string bridgeName


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

A DirectoryContext object that specifies the context for the search.

Type: System.String

A String that specifies the name of the ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge object to search for.


In the context parameter that was specified, the site link bridge could not be found for the given bridgeName 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 an AD LDS server.

  • The bridgeName parameter is an empty string.


The context or the bridgeName parameter is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 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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