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LocatorOptions Enumeration

Specifies search flags for finding a domain controller in a domain.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

'Declaration
<FlagsAttribute> _
Public Enumeration LocatorOptions

Member nameDescription
AvoidSelfWhen searching for domain controllers from a domain controller, exclude this domain controller from the search. If the current computer is not a domain controller, this flag is ignored.
ForceRediscoveryForces cached domain controller data to be ignored when searching for domain controllers.
KdcRequiredSearch only for domain controllers that are currently running the Kerberos Key Distribution Center service.
TimeServerRequiredSearch only for domain controllers that are currently running the Windows Time service.
WriteableRequiredSearch only for writeable domain controllers.

.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.

Reference

Domain.FindDomainController
Domain.FindDomainController
DomainController.FindOne
DomainController.FindOne
Forest.FindGlobalCatalog
Forest.FindGlobalCatalog
GlobalCatalog.FindOne
GlobalCatalog.FindOne
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