ActiveDirectorySchemaClass Class

The ActiveDirectorySchemaClass class represents a schema class definition that is contained in the schema partition.

System.Object
  System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.ActiveDirectorySchemaClass

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

[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public class ActiveDirectorySchemaClass : IDisposable

The ActiveDirectorySchemaClass type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodActiveDirectorySchemaClassInitializes a new instance of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyAuxiliaryClassesGets an ActiveDirectorySchemaClassCollection object that contains the auxiliary classes of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public propertyCommonNameGets or sets the Common Name (CN) of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public propertyDefaultObjectSecurityDescriptorGets or sets the default ActiveDirectorySecurity descriptor of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public propertyDescriptionGets or sets a description of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public propertyIsDefunctGets or sets a value indicating whether the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object is defunct.
Public propertyMandatoryPropertiesGets an ActiveDirectorySchemaPropertyCollection object that contains the properties that the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass must contain.
Public propertyNameGets the ldapDisplayName of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object. For more information, see the topic LDAP-Display-Name in the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com.
Public propertyOidGets or sets the OID for the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public propertyOptionalPropertiesGets an ActiveDirectorySchemaPropertyCollection object that contains the properties that the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass can contain.
Public propertyPossibleInferiorsGets an ActiveDirectorySchemaClassCollection object that contains the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass objects that the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass class can contain.
Public propertyPossibleSuperiorsGets an ActiveDirectorySchemaClassCollection object that contains the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass objects that can contain this class.
Public propertySchemaGuidGets or sets the schemaIDGUID for the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object. For more information, see the topic "schemaIDGUID" or "Schema-ID-GUID" in the MSDN Library at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library.
Public propertySubClassOfGets or sets the schema class from which the current ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object is derived.
Public propertyTypeGets or sets the SchemaClassType type for the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
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  NameDescription
Public methodDispose()Releases the resources that are used by the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Protected methodDispose(Boolean)Releases the unmanaged resources that are used by the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object and, optionally, releases unmanaged resources.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic memberFindByNameGets an ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object in the Active Directory Domain Services schema partition that matches a given directory context and name.
Public methodGetAllPropertiesGets a ReadOnlyActiveDirectorySchemaPropertyCollection collection that contains all properties, including ancestor properties, of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public methodGetDirectoryEntryGets the DirectoryEntry object for the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSaveCommits all changes to the current ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object to the underlying directory store.
Public methodToStringGets the LDAP display name of the ActiveDirectorySchemaClass object. (Overrides Object.ToString().)
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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