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DereferenceAlias Enumeration

The DereferenceAlias enumeration specifies the process by which aliases are dereferenced.

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

public enum DereferenceAlias

Member nameDescription
NeverDoes not dereference aliases. The value is equal to 0.
InSearchingDereferences aliases when searching subordinates of the base object, but not when locating the base itself. The value is equal to 1.
FindingBaseObjectDereferences aliases when locating the base object, but not when searching its subordinates. The value is equal to 2.
AlwaysDereferences aliases when both searching subordinates and locating the base object of the search. The value is equal to 3.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.