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ActiveDirectorySite.FindByName Method

Returns a site based on a site name.

Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices (in System.DirectoryServices.dll)
public static ActiveDirectorySite FindByName(
	DirectoryContext context,
	string siteName
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

An DirectoryContext object that is valid for this site.

siteName
Type: System.String

The name of the site to find.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException

The site could not be found for the given siteName in the context specified.

ActiveDirectoryOperationException

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

ActiveDirectoryServerDownException

The target server is either busy or unavailable.

ArgumentException

This exception will occur for any one of the following reasons:

  • The target in the context parameter is not a forest, configuration set, domain controller, or an AD LDS server.

  • siteName is an empty string.

ArgumentNullException

context or siteName is null.

AuthenticationException

The credentials that were supplied are not valid.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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