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Domain.GetCurrentDomain Method

Gets the Domain object for the current user credentials in effect for the security context under which the application is running.

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

public static Domain GetCurrentDomain()

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.Domain
A Domain object that represents the domain for the specified user credentials in effect for the security context under which the application is running.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException

A connection to the current context could not be made.

GetCurrentDomain method is determined by the domain credentials under which the application is running. To retrieve the Domain object representing the domain to which the computer running the application is joined, regardless of the credentials associated with that application, use the GetComputerDomain method instead.

See Also

.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.
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