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DirectorySearcher.SearchScope Property

Gets or sets a value indicating the scope of the search that is observed by the server.

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

<SettingsBindableAttribute(True)> _
<DSDescriptionAttribute("DSSearchScope")> _
Public Property SearchScope As SearchScope
Dim instance As DirectorySearcher 
Dim value As SearchScope 

value = instance.SearchScope

instance.SearchScope = value

Property Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.SearchScope
One of the SearchScope values. The default is Subtree.


The value is not one of the ReferralChasingOption values.

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, 1.1, 1.0