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ActiveDirectorySite Class

The ActiveDirectorySite class defines a set of domain controllers that are well-connected in terms of speed and cost. A site object consists of a set of one or more IP subnets.


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

[DirectoryServicesPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Unrestricted = true)]
public class ActiveDirectorySite : IDisposable

The ActiveDirectorySite type exposes the following members.

Public methodActiveDirectorySiteInitializes a new instance of the ActiveDirectorySite class, using the specified DirectoryContext object.

Public propertyAdjacentSitesGets a read-only collection of sites that are connected through a common site link with this site object.
Public propertyBridgeheadServersGets a read-only collection of bridgehead servers for this site.
Public propertyDomainsGets all domains in the site.
Public propertyInterSiteTopologyGeneratorGets or sets the directory server that serves as the inter-site topology generator.
Public propertyIntraSiteReplicationScheduleGets or sets the default setting for the replication schedule for the site.
Public propertyLocationGets or sets the location of the site.
Public propertyNameGets the name of the site.
Public propertyOptionsGets or sets the site options.
Public propertyPreferredRpcBridgeheadServersReturns a collection of directory servers that are designated as preferred bridgehead servers for the RPC transport.
Public propertyPreferredSmtpBridgeheadServersReturns a collection of directory servers that are designated as preferred bridgehead servers for the SMTP transport.
Public propertyServersReturns a read-only collection of directory servers in the site.
Public propertySiteLinksGets a read-only collection of site links that involve this site.
Public propertySubnetsReturns a writable collection of subnets in the site.

Public methodDeleteDeletes the current site.
Public methodDispose()Releases all resources used by the object.
Protected methodDispose(Boolean)Releases the unmanaged resources used by the object and optionally releases the managed 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 methodStatic memberFindByNameReturns a site based on a site name.
Public methodStatic memberGetComputerSiteGets the site that this computer is a member of.
Public methodGetDirectoryEntryGets the DirectoryEntry object for this site.
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 methodSaveWrites any changes to the object to the Active Directory Domain Services store.
Public methodToStringReturns the name of the site. (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.