GlobalCatalog.GetGlobalCatalog Method

Retrieves a GlobalCatalog object for the specified context.

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

public static GlobalCatalog GetGlobalCatalog(
	DirectoryContext context
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.DirectoryContext

An DirectoryContext object that contains the target and credentials to use to retrieve the object. The target of the context must be a domain controller.

Return Value

Type: System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory.GlobalCatalog
An GlobalCatalog object that represents the global catalog server that was found.

ExceptionCondition
ActiveDirectoryObjectNotFoundException

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

ArgumentNullException

context is null.

ArgumentException

context is not valid.

.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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