DirectoryEntry.DirectoryEntry(Object) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryEntry class that binds to the specified native Active Directory object.

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

public DirectoryEntry (
	Object adsObject
public DirectoryEntry (
	Object adsObject
public function DirectoryEntry (
	adsObject : Object
Not applicable.



The name of the native Active Directory object to bind to.

This constructor enables a program to use the methods and properties of the DirectoryEntry class on a native Active Directory object that implements the IADs interface through a native API. For more information about the IADs interface, see the topic IADs in the MSDN Library at

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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