This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

DereferenceAlias Enumeration

The DereferenceAlias enumeration specifies the process by which aliases are dereferenced.

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

public enum DereferenceAlias

Member nameDescription
NeverDoes not dereference aliases. The value is equal to 0.
InSearchingDereferences aliases when searching subordinates of the base object, but not when locating the base itself. The value is equal to 1.
FindingBaseObjectDereferences aliases when locating the base object, but not when searching its subordinates. The value is equal to 2.
AlwaysDereferences aliases when both searching subordinates and locating the base object of the search. The value is equal to 3.

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
Show: