DirectoryEntry Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryEntry class that binds this instance to the node in Active Directory Domain Services located at the specified path.

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

public DirectoryEntry(
	string path
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String

The path at which to bind the DirectoryEntry(String) to the directory. The Path property is initialized to this value.

The following example binds a DirectoryEntry object to the directory entry at the specified path, and displays the Path property of each child entry that is specified by the node's Children property.

public class PrintChildren{
   public static void Main(String[] args)
   {
      DirectoryEntry objDE;
      String strPath="LDAP://DC=onecity,DC=corp,DC=fabrikam,DC=com";
      if(args.Length>0)strPath=args[1];
 
      // Create a new DirectoryEntry with the given path.
      objDE=new DirectoryEntry(strPath);
 
      foreach(DirectoryEntry objChildDE in objDE.Children)
        Console.WriteLine(objChildDE.Path);
   }
 }

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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