Domain.FindDomainController Method

Finds any domain controller in this domain.

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

public DomainController FindDomainController()

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DomainController
A DomainController 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.

ObjectDisposedException

The object has been disposed.

This method finds any domain controller in the domain. There is no guarantee that the same domain controller will be found by another call to this method.

.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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