IdentityType Enumeration

Specifies the format of the identity.

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

public enum IdentityType

Member nameDescription
DistinguishedNameThe identity is a Distinguished Name (DN).
GuidThe identity is a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID).
NameThe identity is a name.
SamAccountNameThe identity is a Security Account Manager (SAM) name.
SidThe identity is a Security Identifier (SID) in Security Descriptor Definition Language (SDDL) format.
UserPrincipalNameThe identity is a User Principal Name (UPN).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.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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