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DirectorySearcher.SizeLimit Property

Gets or sets the maximum number of objects the server returns in a search.

[Visual Basic]
Public Property SizeLimit As Integer
public int SizeLimit {get; set;}
public: __property int get_SizeLimit();
public: __property void set_SizeLimit(int);
public function get SizeLimit() : int;
public function set SizeLimit(int);

Property Value

The maximum number of objects the server returns in a search. The default of zero means to use the server-determined default size limit of 1000 entries.


Exception Type Condition
ArgumentException SizeLimit is less than zero.


The server stops searching after the size limit is reached and returns the results accumulated up to that point.

Note   If you set SizeLimit to a value that is larger than the server-determined default of 1000 entries, the server-determined default is used.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

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See Also

DirectorySearcher Class | DirectorySearcher Members | System.DirectoryServices Namespace