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ActiveDirectorySchemaProperty.Syntax Property

Gets or sets an ActiveDirectorySyntax object indicating the property type (syntax) of the ActiveDirectorySchemaProperty object.

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

public ActiveDirectorySyntax Syntax { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.ActiveDirectorySyntax
An ActiveDirectorySyntax object that defines the property type of the ActiveDirectorySchemaProperty object.


A call to the underlying directory service resulted in an error.


The target server is either busy or unavailable.


The specified type is not a valid ActiveDirectorySyntax value (applies to set only).

.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.