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DirectoryEntry Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryEntry class that binds this instance to the node in Active Directory Domain Services located at the specified path.

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

public DirectoryEntry(
	string path
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
The path at which to bind the DirectoryEntry(String) to the directory. The Path property is initialized to this value.

The following example binds a DirectoryEntry object to the directory entry at the specified path, and displays the Path property of each child entry that is specified by the node's Children property.

public class PrintChildren{
   public static void Main(String[] args)
   {
      DirectoryEntry objDE;
      String strPath="LDAP://DC=onecity,DC=corp,DC=fabrikam,DC=com";
      if(args.Length>0)strPath=args[1];
 
      // Create a new DirectoryEntry with the given path.
      objDE=new DirectoryEntry(strPath);
 
      foreach(DirectoryEntry objChildDE in objDE.Children)
        Console.WriteLine(objChildDE.Path);
   }
 }

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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