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DirectorySearcher Constructor (DirectoryEntry)

DirectorySearcher Constructor (DirectoryEntry)

Initializes a new instance of the DirectorySearcher class using the specified search root.

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

public DirectorySearcher(
	DirectoryEntry searchRoot
)

Parameters

searchRoot
Type: System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry

The node in the Active Directory Domain Services hierarchy where the search starts. The SearchRoot property is initialized to this value.

The following table shows the initial property values of the DirectorySearcher object.

Property

Initial value

Filter

"(objectClass=*)"

PropertiesToLoad

An empty StringCollection object

SearchScope

Subtree

.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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