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DereferenceAlias Enumeration


The DereferenceAlias enumeration specifies how aliases are resolved. This enumeration provides values for the DirectorySearcher.DerefAlias property.

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

public enum DereferenceAlias

Member nameDescription

Dereferences aliases when both searching subordinates and locating the base objects of the search.


Dereferences aliases when locating the base object of the search, but not when searching its subordinates.


Dereferences aliases when searching subordinates of the base object, but not when locating the base itself.


Indicates that the alias will not be dereferenced. If the DirectorySearcher.DerefAlias property is not set, the default value is Never.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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