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ActiveDirectoryPartition Class

The ActiveDirectoryPartition class is an abstract class that represents a directory partition in a domain.

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

public abstract class ActiveDirectoryPartition : IDisposable

The ActiveDirectoryPartition type exposes the following members.

Protected methodActiveDirectoryPartitionInitializes a new instance of the ActiveDirectoryPartition class.

Public propertyNameGets the partition name.

Public methodDispose()Releases all managed and unmanaged resources that are held by the object.
Protected methodDispose(Boolean)Releases the managed resources that are used by the object and, optionally, releases unmanaged resources.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetDirectoryEntryRetrieves a DirectoryEntry object that represents the directory partition.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringRetrieves a string representation of the current directory partition. (Overrides Object.ToString().)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.

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