Domain.FindAllDiscoverableDomainControllers Method

Finds all of the discoverable domain controllers in this domain.

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

public DomainControllerCollection FindAllDiscoverableDomainControllers()

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DomainControllerCollection
A DomainControllerCollection that contains the domain controller objects that were found by this method.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryServerDownException

The target server is either busy or unavailable.

ObjectDisposedException

The object has been disposed.

You can find discoverable domain controllers by querying DNS SRV records. Only those domain controllers that register the generic, non-site-specific, domain controller SRV record will be returned by this method.

.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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