Forest.FindAllDiscoverableGlobalCatalogs Method ()


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Finds all of the discoverable global catalogs in this forest.

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

public GlobalCatalogCollection FindAllDiscoverableGlobalCatalogs()

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.GlobalCatalogCollection

A GlobalCatalogCollection that contains the collection of global catalogs that were found.

Exception Condition

The target server is either busy or unavailable.


The object has been disposed.

You can find discoverable domain controllers by querying DNS SRV records. Only global catalogs that register a generic, non-site-specific, GC SRV record are returned by this method.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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