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GroupPrincipal Class

Encapsulates group accounts. Group accounts can be arbitrary collections of principal objects or accounts created for administrative purposes.

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

[DirectoryRdnPrefixAttribute("CN")]
[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public class GroupPrincipal : Principal

System.Object
  System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.Principal
    System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.GroupPrincipal

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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
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