ApplicationPartition Constructor (DirectoryContext, String)

Initializes a new instance of the ApplicationPartition class, using the specified distinguished name.

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

public ApplicationPartition(
	DirectoryContext context,
	string distinguishedName


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

The DirectoryContext object that is used to create this application partition.

Type: System.String

The String that specifies the distinguished name for this application partition.


A call to the underlying directory service resulted in an error.


The target server is either busy or unavailable.


The target in the context parameter is not a server, or the distinguishedName parameter is not in a valid distinguished name format.


context or distinguishedName is null.

The default object class that represents the application partition is domainDNS.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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