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SearchOption Enumeration

The SearchOption enumeration specifies the search options which define how the search will behave.

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

public enum SearchOption

Member nameDescription
DomainScopePrevents referrals from being generated when the search results are returned. The value is equal to 1.
PhantomRootInstructs the server to search all naming contexts that are subordinate to the search base. The value is equal to 2.

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