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DirectorySearcher.DirectorySynchronization Property

Gets or sets an object that represents the directory synchronization control to use with the search.

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

public DirectorySynchronization DirectorySynchronization { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.DirectorySynchronization
The DirectorySynchronization object for the search. null if the directory synchronization control should not be used.

The directory synchronization control, commonly referred to as the DirSync control, is an LDAP control that is used to search for objects that have changed since a previous state.

For more information, see the topic "Polling for Changes Using the DirSync Control" in the MSDN Library at

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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, 3.0, 2.0