ApplicationPartition.FindDirectoryServer Method (String)

Returns a DirectoryServer object for the application partition and a specified site.

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

member FindDirectoryServer : 
        siteName:string -> DirectoryServer


Type: System.String

A String that specifies a site name.

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryServer
A DirectoryServer object for this application partition and specified site.


siteName is an empty string.


siteName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The ApplicationPartition object has not yet been committed to the underlying directory store.


The object has been disposed.

.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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