GlobalCatalog.FindAll Method (DirectoryContext, String)

Finds all global catalog servers in the specified context and site.

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

public static GlobalCatalogCollection FindAll(
	DirectoryContext context,
	string siteName


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

An DirectoryContext object that contains the target and credentials to use for the search. The target of the context must be a forest.

Type: System.String

The name of the site to search for global catalog servers.

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.GlobalCatalogCollection
A GlobalCatalogCollection object that contains the global catalog servers found by the search.


context or siteName is not valid.


context or siteName is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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