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Forest.FindAllDiscoverableGlobalCatalogs Method

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.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryServerDownException

The target server is either busy or unavailable.

ObjectDisposedException

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.

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
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