ConfigurationSet.GetConfigurationSet Method

Returns an ConfigurationSet object for the specified directory context.

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

Public Shared Function GetConfigurationSet ( _
	context As DirectoryContext _
) As ConfigurationSet


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

An DirectoryContext object that contains the target and credentials to use to retrieve the object. The target of the context can be an AD LDS instance or keywords that are specified in the serviceConnectionPoint object in the current forest that can identify the configuration set.

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.ConfigurationSet
A ConfigurationSet object that represents the configuration set for the specified context.


A target specified in the context parameter could not be found.


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


context is Nothing.


The context parameter is not valid.

.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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