Domain.FindDomainController Method (String)

Finds a domain controller in this domain and in the specified site.

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

public DomainController FindDomainController(
	string siteName
)

Parameters

siteName
Type: System.String

The name of the site to search for the domain controller.

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DomainController
A DomainController object that represents the domain controller that is found by this method.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException

A domain controller cannot be located.

ActiveDirectoryOperationException

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

ArgumentException

siteName is an empty string.

ArgumentNullException

siteName is null.

ObjectDisposedException

The object has been disposed.

.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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