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DomainController.FindAll Method (DirectoryContext)

Finds all domain controllers in the specified context.

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

public static DomainControllerCollection FindAll (
	DirectoryContext context
public static DomainControllerCollection FindAll (
	DirectoryContext context
public static function FindAll (
	context : DirectoryContext
) : DomainControllerCollection
Not applicable.



A DirectoryContext object that contains the target and credentials to use for the search. The target of this DirectoryContext object is the name of the domain that will be searched for domain controllers.

Return Value

A DomainControllerCollection object that contains the domain controllers found by the search.

Exception typeCondition


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


context is not valid.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0
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