ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge Constructor (DirectoryContext, String)

Initializes a new instance of the ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge class using the specified DirectoryContext object and name.

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

public ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge(
	DirectoryContext context,
	string bridgeName


Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

A DirectoryContext object that specifies the context for this ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge object.

Type: System.String

A String that specifies the name for this ActiveDirectorySiteLinkBridge object.


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


The target server is either busy or unavailable.


This exception will occur for any of the following reasons:

  • The context parameter does not refer to a valid forest, configuration set, domain controller, or AD LDS server.

  • The bridgeName parameter is an empty string.


The context parameter or the bridgeName parameter is null.


The credentials that were supplied are not valid.

The default ActiveDirectoryTransportType type is RPC.

.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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