DirectoryContext Constructor (DirectoryContextType, String)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryContext class of the specified type that contains the specified name and the credentials of the current user context.

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

public DirectoryContext(
	DirectoryContextType contextType,
	string name
)

Parameters

contextType
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContextType

One of the DirectoryContextType members that specifies the type of context to create.

name
Type: System.String

The target of the directory context. This string can take any of the formats defined in the Remarks section of the DirectoryContext topic.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

name is not valid.

ArgumentNullException

name is null.

InvalidEnumArgumentException

contextType is not valid.

PlatformNotSupportedException

This class does not work on the current platform.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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