Forest.GetForest Method

Gets a Forest object for the specified context.

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

public static Forest GetForest(
	DirectoryContext context
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

A DirectoryContext object that contains the target and credentials to use to retrieve the object.

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.Forest
A Forest object that represents the forest that was retrieved by this method.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException

A connection to the target that is specified in context could not be made.

ActiveDirectoryOperationException

A call to the underlying directory service resulted in an error.

ArgumentException

context is not valid.

ArgumentNullException

context is null.

.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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